But Obama’s rhetoric – the exact opposite of what it was during the upheavals in Iran which he should have supported – seems dangerously reminiscent of President Jimmy Carter in 1978 regarding Iran.I really hope that doesn't become the case. Egypt does have a similar Islamist overtones in the Muslim Brotherhood. Andrew McCarthy discusses them here.
He has made it sound – by wording and nuance, if not by intention – that Washington no longer backs the Egyptian government.
From what I'm seeing, there may not be a good path out of the problems that the US has supported for too long.