Mubarak Saving Face?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Comedy, The World, Video

Find more from Donar at Political Graffiti.


This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 and is filed under Comedy, The World, Video. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

2 Responses to “Mubarak Saving Face?”

  1. kranky kritter Says:

    Seems to me Mubarak’s goose was cooked as soon as it became clear that the military was unwilling to intervene forcefully on his behalf.

    They may still decide to intervene forcefully, but only on behalf of restoring a semblance of civil order. If they do that, I expect we’ll see some “provisional” government led by General Somebody, with Mubarak doing a perp walk.

    I’m glad the US hasn’t interjected itself forcefully. This needs to be about Egypt first and foremost, which means that we avoid the appearance of anointing a winner. Hopefully we’ll be able to help out with fostering a somewhat peaceful transition to a new government that the people can feel is legitimate.

    Hopefully, Egyptians will understand that democracy is harder than it looks. But as this juncture, it seems that whatever unity exists is negative: against Mubarak. Coalescing patiently around a concrete positive vision is much harder.

  2. bobcat Says:

    Not enough so, updates are sickening

Leave a Reply


NOTE TO COMMENTERS:


You must ALWAYS fill in the two word CAPTCHA below to submit a comment. And if this is your first time commenting on Donklephant, it will be held in a moderation queue for approval. Please don't resubmit the same comment a couple times. We'll get around to moderating it soon enough.


Also, sometimes even if you've commented before, it may still get placed in a moderation queue and/or sent to the spam folder. If it's just in moderation queue, it'll be published, but it may be deleted if it lands in the spam folder. My apologies if this happens but there are some keywords that push it into the spam folder.


One last note, we will not tolerate comments that disparage people based on age, sex, handicap, race, color, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry. We reserve the right to delete these comments and ban the people who make them from ever commenting here again.


Thanks for understanding and have a pleasurable commenting experience.


Related Posts: