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Father Figure?

May 17, 2011

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I remember hearing a senior correspondent with Phoenix Television describe the moment she saw and talked to President Hu at the site of Wenchuan earthquake that she felt like seeing a “father,” assured and overwhelmed by strong feelings. I’ve never talked to a president of any sort, and don’t know how that might feel, but it’s […]

Can Mubarak Set An Example?

May 17, 2011

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As an average Jane, I find it hard to imagine what’s going on in the head of an autocrat like Mubarak. I’m almost sold that he genuinely believed and, evidently, still believes that he was the “father” of the people of Egypt, and that he has put his country and people ahead of himself. I […]