Today’s news


IMPORTANT QUESTIONS NEED TO BE ANSWERED. Apparently this is a picture of Karen Pierce, the British ambassador to the UN, addressing the Security Council at yesterday’s debate on the alleged use by Syria of chemical weapons:

– is this how an ambassador dresses these days?
– is it so cold at the UN that a scarf is required?

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I AM CAUGHT IN TWO MINDS BY THIS STORY, (possibility of fake news notwithstanding), as to whether I am

– outraged by the crass insensitivity
– in admiration, as an ex-marketing professional, as the astuteness of the targeting.