The Egyptian Precipice

Events in Egypt are moving very fast. Our editorial this morning is already overtaken by events, with the news that Mubarak has left Cairo. Our bottom line is that our focus should be overwhelmingly on avoiding the worst-case outcome, namely a take-over of the Egyptian state by the Muslim Brotherhood. We also register a dissent from Bill Kristol’s editorial last week.

Rich Lowry — Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com. Copyright © 2018 King Features Syndicate