Wives of the Egyptian candidates 'To appear or not to appear'
By Iqbal Tamimi
In the midst of the Egyptian presidential
race, all candidates pledged to voters that there will be no 'first lady' that
will influence the decision making in Egypt as was the case during the reigns
of former presidents Anwar Sadat and Hosni Mubarak. It seems the influence of
women on their husbands is worrying the Egyptians, but who blames them after
the Arab revolutions exposure of the influence of women such as Layla
Trabulsi and Suzan Mubarak on their leading husbands.