Media circus strongman George Zimmerman, who in 2012 shot and killed black teen Trayvon Martin in alleged “self defense, was arrested last night for pointing a shotgun at his current girlfriend in — yep — “self defense.”
The media circus that is the midterm elections here in the U.S. is coming right up, and money’s starting to pour in. Well, “pour” may not be the right term. It depends on whose ring you’re in.
This would be funny if it weren’t so tragic. In today’s NYT story “Typhoon in Philippines Casts Long Shadow Over U.N. Talks on Climate Treaty” we have the usual sad equivocation.