Hosni Mubarak, desperately clinging to power and confronted not only by demonstrators but by the Army’s refusal to fire on them, unleashed a horde of hired thugs instead. Naturally, blood flowed.
Do you think Mike Huckabee and Mubarak’s other defenders will be embarrassed by this?
Footnote Yes, it’s an old dictatorial trick. Nixon had his “hard hats.”