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February 14, 2011

If You Only Watch One Smack-Down Today, Make It This One

Mika Brzezinski (and by extension, Barack Obama) vs. Niall Ferguson on Egypt joins other great rivalries like nail v. hammer, scissors v. rock and the George Lucas v. that crazy guy from Red Letter Media.

Via Iowahawk

I agree with Ferguson that the military taking over is not the end of the story and Obama Mika declaring "Mission Accomplished" on Obama's behalf is silly. Still, it was probably the best outcome at this stage in the process. There were no other institutions that could have stepped in and kept the country running and avoided a slide into anarchy.

I do have to wonder why in the world Ferguson lists Mika's dad as a first class foreign policy mind. It's a nice jab to deflate her Obama love but anyone connected with Carter's foreign policy team is suspect at best.


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