Freedom also has its costs. That is precisely why we fear it. And the freedoms we have long honored – and that Egypt, Tunisia and other countries are now themselves seeking to embrace – is no different.
A movement organized by Egyptian young people on the Internet may resemble one organized more than 200 years ago by young Americans, with pamphlets and quill pens.
When a constitution has been effectively suspended under Emergency Law for forty years, like Egypt’s has been, what power does it retain?