Guilt and Logistics

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Guilt and Logistics

"I promise you, the president has a big stick."



"The sound had come from far away, in the direction of a neighboring town, Mount Airy. The fireworks show there had already started, pre-empting my town’s. Soon I could see both shows simultaneously, and before long a few families on my street fired off a few shells of their own, and I watched in awe until all I saw in the sky were stars. Today, this is what our news culture looks like to consumers: individual bursts of light that appear out of nowhere and disappear just as fast."



The Arizona GOP is spreading dog poop in women’s yards.
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Not really. But I found these two columns had a kind of synergy.

The Arizona GOP is spreading dog poop in women’s yards.

Not really. But I found these two columns had a kind of synergy.

In which the BBC tracks down an Internet troll and tries to interview him. 

Berlusconi vows to leave “shitty” Italy
In a sign of his frustration at the investigations into his alleged crimes and misdemeanours, Silvio Berlusconi vowed in July to leave Italy, which he described as a “shitty country” that “sickened” him.
The Italian prime minister’s astonishing remarks are contained in the transcript of a telephone conversation secretly recorded by police investigating claims he was being blackmailed about his sex life. (via Berlusconi vows to leave ‘shitty’ Italy in conversation recorded by police | World news | The Guardian)

Berlusconi vows to leave “shitty” Italy

In a sign of his frustration at the investigations into his alleged crimes and misdemeanours, Silvio Berlusconi vowed in July to leave Italy, which he described as a “shitty country” that “sickened” him.

The Italian prime minister’s astonishing remarks are contained in the transcript of a telephone conversation secretly recorded by police investigating claims he was being blackmailed about his sex life. (via Berlusconi vows to leave ‘shitty’ Italy in conversation recorded by police | World news | The Guardian)