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Mubarak: I’ll Leave in Sept; Egyptians: No, Get Out Now


In a high profile public address, Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak made an offer that no Western analyst that had grudgingly come to grips with the notion of a free Egypt could refuse – he promised to step down in September.

But as those analysts praised it as an historic moment and President Obama telephoned Mubarak to let him know that the US now supports the notion of him stepping down, in September, someone else was listening, someone lost in all the speculation, in fact millions of someones, on the streets of every major Egyptian city.