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  •  Because he won't go. (0+ / 0-)

    And such a statement would close down lines of communication between the President and Mubarek. Without the illusion that he could win back American support, Mubarek would dig his heels in, feel like he has nothing to lose, so he might as well slaughter the protestors. That's one scenario.

    America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. - Harry S. Truman

    by faster democrat kill kill on Thu Feb 10, 2011 at 08:16:12 PM PST

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    •  Unlike, of course, (0+ / 0-)

      what he's done now.

      •  He's sent out his henchman (0+ / 0-)

        but thankfully there hasn't been a Tiananmen-style crackdown by the military. Frankly, I'm surprised it hasn't come to that so far.

        America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. - Harry S. Truman

        by faster democrat kill kill on Thu Feb 10, 2011 at 08:29:39 PM PST

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