On typos and errrors of ignorance

Much hilarity at Donald Trump’s tweet this morning (since deleted and replaced)… It took Trump and his team 87 minutes to fix the word "unpresidented." pic.twitter.com/Bz7NxSqwlo — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) December 17, 2016 Followed by analysis and what it might mean in terms of a president-elect tweeting without any sort of oversight by comms team … More On typos and errrors of ignorance

Something must be done in Syria. But what?

I wrote this in September 2011, as the Libyan regime of Col Gaddafi collapsed, and calls for intervention in Syria began. At the time, the interventionists were on a high. But the conditions that made action in Libya attractive were very different to the conditions in Syria, for reasons I bullet-pointed…. (I have no link as … More Something must be done in Syria. But what?

Is this the alt-right?

The Ku Klux Klan rolling into Roxboro, North Carolina, today, showing their support for Donald Trump with Confederate flags pic.twitter.com/xUUitop080 — Rob Crilly (@robcrilly) December 3, 2016 This is small-town America in December 2016. Tinsel Christmas trees and golden stars hang from lampposts along Main Street in downtown Roxboro, North Carolina (population 8,632, according to … More Is this the alt-right?