the spin is in. the economic losses are being blamed on the youth protests rather than on the tyrant’s intransigence. and the opposition is now engaged daw in negotiations with mubarak’s vp. are the youth protesters represented in these talks? some say yes, some say no. but the impression being created is that there’s a consensus, mubarak stays to shepherd the transition and save egypt. so it’s time for the protesters to go home, be patient, change is in the offing. but it would seem that the protesters are digging in, too. and smartly so. they are not the problem, mubarak is. to pack up and leave liberation square would be to play right back into the tyrant’s hands.