Cleopatra’s Needle

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Bob Grossman celebrates the Grandmummy of the Egyptian revolution. (The first of a very occasional series of the world’s great caricatures and caricaturists.) Here’s what Cleopatra has to say about Mubarak’s reign:

Ah, this thou shouldst have doneAnd not have spoke on’t. In me ‘tis villainy,In thee ‘t had been good service. Thou must know‘Tis not my profit that does lead mine honour;Mine honour it. Repent that e’er thy tongueHath so betrayed thine act. Being done unknown,I should have found it afterwards well done,But must condemn it now.