Because, You Know, It’s Such A Bastion Of Calm And Serenity Now

I have to admit this made me laugh

[Update 9:45 p.m. in Cairo, 2:45 p.m. ET] Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak told ABC’s Christiane Amanpour that he is fed up and wants to resign but fears the country will descend into chaos, the reporter said Thursday after an exclusive interview with Mubarak.



4 Responses to “Because, You Know, It’s Such A Bastion Of Calm And Serenity Now”

  1. Rob says:

    I can think of 50 ways for him to resign

    Just slip out the back, Jack
    Make a new plan, Stan
    No need to be coy, Roy

  2. Kathy Kinsley says:

    “just get yourself free?”

    Sigh. He can, if he wishes. But what about the rest of his country? (And I say ‘his’ because he’s a tyrant, and it’s HIS, still.)

    And yes, I know all the arguments about why the Mideast will never be free. But I still hope.

  3. Rob says:

    “Sherif Ali!. So long as the Arabs fight tribe against tribe, so long will they be a little people, a silly people. Greedy, barbarous and cruel, as you are.”

    Lawrence of Arabia

  4. Kathy Kinsley says:

    Yeah, as I said, I know all the arguments. “Me against my brother, My brothers and me against my cousins, then my cousins and me against strangers”
    Tribal societies. But there are those in them that have learned other ways. Maybe, just maybe, they can figure out a middle path.

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