Khelil sent me this: ""Politics corrupts" is a cliche but true. Look at Moncef Marzouki; this opportunist has increasingly been playing a tactical game in order to incorporate al Nahda voters into his camp - people sympathetic to an Islamist message but disappointed with the poor economic performance by al Nahda. He has refrained from criticizing Salafi rampages and put the blame on artist provocateurs. Further, in a televised address, he stated that Tunisia will file charges against the "Innocence" director via its Washington embassy. His sole criticism of al Nahda has been tactical (accusing them of staking the deck through bureaucratic appointments) and not philosophical and even this timid critique was delivered via a surrogate at the CPR's Second Congress. Marzouki is hoping to be the new Islamist candidate. "