· Naughties
· · 2008
· · · May
· · · · 17 (2 entries)

Untouchable Evil · In the news, the rulers of North Korea (watch out for ma­jor famines), Myan­mar, and Zim­bab­we wreak vi­o­lence and star­va­tion up­on their peo­ples and prof­it there­by. In a bet­ter world, we’d find a way to talk it over, put to­geth­er an ex­pe­di­tionary force, march in, top­ple them, ex­e­cute the most de­serv­ing, and give those peo­ples an­oth­er chance. Thanks to Repub­li­can crony­is­m, cor­rup­tion, and stu­pid­i­ty, that sort of be­nign in­ter­ven­tion is now off the table, maybe for an­oth­er gen­er­a­tion. Thanks, Dubya. [Dear read­er­s: want to see Tim get thor­ough­ly roast­ed? Read the com­ments. -Ed.]
FotD: May 17 Purple Speckles · On, yes, an­oth­er tulip. This spring’s Flower-of-the-Day se­ries is prov­ing a bit tulip-heavy so far ...
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