Mubarak is late for address, Twitter wonders what's up with #ReasonsMubarakIsLate
Amazing, isn't it, that the same technology used to foment a revolution can be used for impish mocking in the same breath?
#ReasonsMubarakIsLate started trending on Twitter on Thursday afternoon, soon after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak failed to show for a slated 1:30 p.m. Eastern time announcement. Reports are circulating that he will step down after more than two weeks of protests and anti-government demonstrations. Read Melissa Bell's latest updates here.
Update: Well, look who finally showed up. Addressing the public at around 4:00 p.m. Eastern time, Mubarak declared that he would not accept "any foreign intervention or dictates regardless of their sources and regardless of their excuses and alibis."
Why was Mubarak running late?
Some hilarious answers:
He's finally gotten to level 6 of Angry Birds #ReasonsMubarakIsLate
Because its never too late to start flossing #ReasonsMubarakisLate
#reasonsmubarakislate karaoke is too much fun.
#ReasonsMubarakIsLate He's finishing off his CV for the next job. He's stuck on 'examples of customer service'
Tweet Send in your own theory by using #reasonsmubarakislate on Twitter. Watch the conversation unfold here:
| February 10, 2011; 2:56 PM ET
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