Capitol Hill Cubans has some appropriate words regarding the responsibility the U.S. has — as the freest nation on earth — to stand against tyranny and advocate for democracy in Egypt, and everywhere else in the world.
We Are All Egyptian
The only road to long-term peace is through freedom and democracy.
Thus, it’s in the best interests of the United States to stand — unquestionably — behind the democratic aspirations of all repressed people — from Cuba to Iran.
No country should be too economically important (China) or geo-strategically important (Egypt) for the U.S. to send mixed messages or distract from the fundamental cause of the world’s ills — tyranny.