So I made the mistake that John warned against (writing based on media reports in the Middle East, and the words of Lt. General Sami Enan, the chief of the armed forces, rather than on actual events).
Things are certainly murky in Egypt. It’s not clear how much power Mubarak is ceding to his vice president. But for now, apropos my previous post, I would direct readers to this clip, and especially the 1:03 mark.
I’ll have more to say about Mr. Mubarak tomorrow.