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Airport Graffiti: ‘sadat is a Coward’

If airport gratiliti is any indication of national mood, President Anwar Sadat of Egypt is in trouble with his constituents. A Western aviation official who arrived here today after visiting Cairo reported that the inscription “Sadat is a Coward” was painted prominently on the main terminal at Cairo Airport. He said workers were busy Saturday morning obliterating the inscription with whitewash. According to the visitor other inscriptions on the terminal walls contained pointed phrases from the Koran threatening a bitter end for “liars” and “non-believers.” The aviation official also reported that Cairo Airport workers staged a slow-down in support of social benefits.