Photo of Wael Ghonim (Google Executive)
I don't usually like to give the New York Times a hat tip, but this article is very important to understand how the situation in Egypt all got started.
Report from the New York Times:
Wired and Shrewd, Young Egyptians Guide Revolt
CAIRO — They were born roughly around the time that President Hosni Mubarak first came to power, most earned degrees from their country’s top universities and all have spent their adult lives bridling at the restrictions of the Egyptian police state — some undergoing repeated arrests and torture for the cause.Read more...
They are the young professionals, mostly doctors and lawyers, who touched off and then guided the revolt shaking Egypt, members of the Facebook generation who have remained mostly faceless — very deliberately so, given the threat of arrest or abduction by the secret police.
UPDATE 2/10 8:34 PM: Video of Glenn Beck commenting on the above article and the situation in Egypt.
Video via: TheDailyBeck2