Tourists In Tahrir, Ctd

by Chris Bodenner

A reader, with the best of intentions, foreshadows a concern voiced by Scott Lucas:

How better to support the successful democracy movement of the past days than to take our vacations this year in Egypt. I understand that tourism accounts for 5 to 6 percent of the GDP and it has been hit hard by the protest movement. Now it's time to go back and support these fine people with our dollars. Tuscany can wait another year. The beaches in Thailand are not going anywhere. Let's all go to Egypt in 2011 and see the sights and tell them firsthand that we support them!