Today’s clashes in Cairo are the worst possible news for Obama.
A day after appearing to back the exit path of Mubarak, it’s clear there’s been no progress, and if anything Mubarak has upped its thuggery.
It’s making Obama look bad, and The White House is furious.
You can see it in the Robert Gibbs press conference that’s happening right now. The White House Press Secretary is demanding the violence stop now, and that the transition begin immediately, not in September.
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