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Even Al Jazeera English seems to want a "leader" to this revolution. But religious and secular Egyptians are united that despot Mubarak must resign and an interim coalition government must organize free elections. Thousands are again spending a night at Tahrir square and thousands more at a sit-in in Alexandria. The least religious people and liberals and anarchists in Oregon can do is show some solidarity.
Even Al Jazeera English seems to want a "leader" to this revolution. But religious and secular Egyptians are united that despot Mubarak must resign and an interim coalition government must organize free elections. Thousands are again spending a night at Tahrir square and thousands more at a sit-in in Alexandria. The least religious people and liberals and anarchists in Oregon can do is show some solidarity.

I have not heard that about AJ 04.Feb.2011 13:52

joe iam@joe-anybody.com

Al Jazeera "seems to want a leader for the revolution" ...huh ???

I have been watching AlJazeera for over a week solid ...never heard that mentioned even once?

Do you have a link or any reference to look into?

PS - AlJazeera Office and LIVE reporting office in Cairo was burned down yesterday
Their LIVE broadcast is down

In Solidarity for Justice
~joe anybody

"No leader" Just a Passing Comment Al Jazeera excellent 04.Feb.2011 15:59

Orig Poster

AJE commentator this morning (maybe 6AM) was interviewing person in Tahrir square. Man spoke very little English, and host was asking him who leader of protest was that would replace Mubarak. Man said it was a peoples movement, and didn't need an authoritarian leader, and that a committee could transition to elections. This was more or less what he said. Usually I think Al Jazeera hosts are very professional, and this host was having a language problem with the interviewee. But my own bias is that "strongman" leaders are overrated.