Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Uprising in Egypt

The lesson we should draw from the imminent ouster of Egyptian president Mubarak is this:
Don't support dictators!  It's a really bad idea!

The United States has earned the enmity of the Egyptian people by propping up Mubarak's regime, and now the Islamic fundamentalists who replace him will have access to millions of dollars worth of ordnance courtesy of the American taxpayer. 


  1. This reminds me of how America let Iraq suffer under Saddam for so long.

  2. Sean: I know how you feel but I'm afraid that just because a foreign tyrant is harming his people, that doesn't give us the right to invade. Besides, Mubarak is nowhere near as bad as Saddam. Also, interventions in the Muslim world tend to end rather badly.