Tom Maguire has a great observation here:
Team Obama delivers another ‘WTF’ moment in Egypt, with Hillary Clinton saying Mubarak needs to go and the US special envoy saying his “continued leadership is critical”.
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For heaven’s sake — this is what happens when too many people are talking to the press instead of to each other. I am highly confident that if the adversary were Sarah Palin or Mitch McConnell the message coordination would be airtight.
Par for the course for our inverse Von Clausewitz.