So long, and thanks for all the fish?
The Obama administration is discussing with Egyptian officials a proposal for President Hosni Mubarak to resign immediately and turn over power to a transitional government headed by Vice President Omar Suleiman with the support of the Egyptian military, administration officials and Arab diplomats said Thursday.
Suleiman, as you might expect, is a real prince. It may, however, be a “relatively” fairly broad coalition so the Right in this country can still
go remain insane.
But it’s not like Mubarak will not be leaving without the traditional parting gifts of a long-time tyrant who has benefited in part from the West’s largess:
Egypt’s embattled President Hosni Mubarak’s and his family’s net worth is estimated to be between U.S. dollars 40 and 70 billion, a media report said. The wealth of the Egypt’s first family was built largely from military contracts during his days as an air force officer…