Queue Up For Democracy


Alex Goldmark explains:

[T]his little line for a microbus is a harbinger of the national rebirth in process, a blossoming of order out of national pride. Under Mubarak boarding a bus required a few shoves, maybe a sharp elbow or two and sturdy footing. This sight of this calm, brotherly, alternative moved Ghonim to post the snapshot with this caption:

"Egyptians standing in line to get to a microbus. A scene we never experienced during Mubarak's regime. Egyptians are changing themselves not just their regime."