Selected Reading (09/11/09)November 9, 2009 at 9:12 pm | Posted in Misc. | 3 Comments
So let me get this straight… it’s a grave insult for a visually-impaired Prime Minister to make a spelling mistake in a letter of condolence, but a newspaper exploiting a mother’s grief in order to attack a man it wants to see out of office is ‘supporting our boys’? Great, glad we cleared that up.
- Here’s a good question: why did Facebook allow a ‘pro-rape, anti-consent’ group to stay on the site for months?
- Meet the man who says the United States will start to collapse sometime in the next year. Naturally, the teabaggers are lovin’ it.
- Over at FP, Graeme Smith argues that more troops will not help in Afghanistan.
- By the way, if you haven’t been reading David Axe’s reports from his time with American troops, you should start doing so now.
- David Marquand is an eminent and well-respected academic, but he also moonlights for OurKingdom. This post on the ‘Blair for EU’ fuss is a delightfully blunt dose of reality.
- Annie Lowery reviews the implications of the Lisbon Treaty on foreign policy.
- And if four ex-scousers with guitars is your thing, PopMatters is dedicating a week of essays and articles about the music & legacy of The Beatles.