Egypt erupts

EGYPT ERUPTS…. Given the extraordinary developments in Egypt, I have very little to offer in the way of foreign policy insights, but I would certainly encourage folks to watch the online live stream from Al Jazeera English. I’ve had it on for hours, and watching the revolution unfold is breathtaking.

It’s hard to imagine the circumstances that would allow the autocratic rule of President Hosni Mubarak to continue.

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Steve Benen

Steve Benen is a producer at MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show. He was the principal contributor to the Washington Monthly's Political Animal blog from August 2008 until January 2012.