Bye Bye, Mubarak
By MAUREEN DOWD
Published: February 1, 2011
Which of these three tongue twisters from today's column would be hardest to say three times fast?
The ire in Tahrir Square is full of ironies...or
...stanch the uncontrolled surge...or
...the awful hypocrisy of America coddling autocratic rulers.
And just to prove that we have the real deal back after a month long absence from the pundit page of the Gray Lady, Maureen throws in a patented Dowdversion®:
Cleopatra’s Egypt was modern in ancient times and Mubarak’s was ancient in modern times.Maureen, you maniacal maven, we missed you.