This kid is an entirely different story from the mind-mangling baby blather of American TV.
So why is there virtually no sign of intelligent life anywhere on the networks and news channels?
One shining example of what can go wrong is Paul Krugman, who always looks so terrified on TV that I want to shout "Run under the refrigerator, Paul!" or maybe "Walk into the light!"
Then here's this kid on a street in Cairo where lots of people have been killed, and he talks without fear or favor.