Saturday, February 12, 2011

Mubarak Takes A Hint


Apparently even an authoritarian, out-of-touch ruler, faced day after day with crowds like this in Tahrir Square, Cairo, is capable of letting reality slowly seep in and taking the only feasible action left: resigning. The way forward is filled with challenges, but now is the time to congratulate the people of Egypt for their non-violent protest and for taking what one hopes will be the first step toward democracy.

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