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
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?
So Rex Tillerson, ExxonMobil chief executive, has finally been announced as Donald Trump’s nomination for Secretary of State. It feels a very “Trumpian” pick – a business giant known for his deal making but with no political experience – and he will blend easily into a cabinet of billionaires and generals. The thing I like … More Steve Coll on Rex Tillerson
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?