One has to feel sorry for the Egyptians demonstrating against Mubarak in Tahrir Square. Obama comes on TV and they behold classic Goldilocks Syndrome. To be fair, this one of those situations that can reward a certain public ambiguity.
Vizzini: I can’t compete with you physically, and you’re no match for my brains. Westley: You’re that smart? Vizzini: Let me put it this way. Have you ever heard of Plato, Aristotle, Socrates? Westley: Yes. Vizzini: Morons. — Princess Bride