Ain’t that good news!

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February 13, 2011
by Alex Cockburn  
Posted in Commentary, LAND Commentary

"We need good news. When was the last time we had some, here in this country? The Seattle riots against the WTO? That was back in 1999. Around the world? Hard to remember -- it’s been a long dry spell. It reminds me of the old Jacobin shivering in the chill night of Bourbon restoration, and crying out, 'Oh, sun of ’93, when shall I feel thy warmth again!' We raise our glass to the Egyptian people. In the end Mubarak propelled them to irresistible fury with his dotty broadcast on Thursday." (02/13/11)  

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