"I do believe that the [September 2005] presidential election was a
different kind of election than Egypt had ever had. There was criticism of the
president's policies right on the front page of Egyptian newspapers. The café talk in Egypt was extraordinary."
Café talk? I bet that is a huge comfort to presidential candidate Ayman Nour in his prison cell... And by the way, which 'ahwa did Condi visit to catch the mood of the streets in Cairo?