The people of Egypt are working to unseat a murderous dictator who has long been armed and supported by the U.S. government at U.S. taxpayer expense.
Mubarak has installed as vice president the man who has overseen the torture of U.S. prisoners at the behest of the U.S. government.
This will not do. Mubarak and his appointees must go, and the people of Egypt must be left free to elect their leaders.
Many myths about what this means are dispelled by this recording of a conversation on Friday with an activist in Cairo: audio.
Readers, please contact the White House and encourage President Obama to take the side of Egypt's people and urge the Egyptian military to refuse illegal orders to attack civilians.