Sunday, April 10, 2011

Democrats don't rip down people's tents

So it has gone ugly again in Tahrir Square. We could have known it would as soon as the soldiers tore down the tents back in February. We knew and the Egyptian democrats knew, it wasn't over.

I wonder, were we so used to news of police ripping down protesters' or campers' tents in the United States that we looked right past this hallmark of official contempt for the individual?

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