The President fears that street demonstrations so he has to play the strong man. The Presidential Palace in Tahrir Square see Muslim Brotherhood mobilising forces. The main goal of the protestors is to ensure no referendum takes place. From Around The World President Morsi Thrown Gauntlet To Opposition.
In Cairo: President Morsi Presidential Palace. Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood President Morsi and opposition groups clash. The President describes many of the protesters as thugs. In Egypt the National Salvation Front headed by Mohamed El Baradei shun Morsi talks (aljazeera.com) has placed supreme power in his hands, The 'Front' think he beyond the law signs of retreat after protest vote (independent.co.uk).