I heard the good news during the wee hours of Saturday morning. Hosni Mubarak was stepping down and the Military was taking control for a transitionary period. I’m excited about what the people of Egypt are going to do with their country. Even more excited about it after watching this video:
On a less celebratory note; It was sickening to watch Obama’s reaction to the protests, and we shouldn’t forget that. As Egyptian people were dying in the street, being shot by the police and charged by armed thugs on horseback, Obama spoke of an ordely transition and asked the Egyptian Authorites to please refrain from violence.