It’s really unfair of me to do this now, because it seems so self-serving, but, like most other people, I was skeptical of Egypt’s transition. Not because I think their people can’t do it or anything, and I’ve still got no idea how all of this turns out. But that military gets billions o dollars a year from Uncle Sam and keeps a whole lot of it. They ain’t giving that up without a fight.
As Frederick Douglass said, power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. (via)
Update: Durr format’s all weird. FYWP. The one at Wired is fine.