Theodore MayDecember 11, 2009 18:48Updated May 30, 2010 12:15
CAIRO, Egypt — It’s not often that the Mubarak clan gets to boast being on the side of popular outrage. Rockslides, train crashes, food shortages and political arrests have all, in the past several years, led to rumblings about the aptitude of aging President Hosni Mubarak.
Over the past month, though, the president and his brood have found themselves on the right side of public dissatisfaction. And they’re taking full advantage.
The target? Algeria. The reason? Soccer.