Putin and Trump: they agree on so much. Especially on the particulars of their opinion of McCain… and its very Vietnam-centric core. (I would at least re-record my awful intro reading if I had saved the original)

Unnecessary update: One reason this is so awful is that it was hell trying to fit the translations into such narrow spaces. Until I made this, which pinned me into … Continue reading Putin and Trump: they agree on so much. Especially on the particulars of their opinion of McCain… and its very Vietnam-centric core. (I would at least re-record my awful intro reading if I had saved the original)

I may as well post this quickie Made-for-Tweet vid about the media’s mangling of Natalia Veselnitskaya’s name.

What happens to all the abandoned videos made in 3 minutes for use in a stupid tweet? Unloved, unneeded, they’re thrown away like trash… or recycled onto a blog post to assuage the guilt.

Syria update III: Mattis Resigns, Sky Falls

“My views on treating allies with respect and also being clear-eyed about both malign actors and strategic competitors are strongly held and informed by over four decades of immersion in these issues. We must do everything possible to advance an international order that is most conducive to our security, prosperity and values, and we are strengthened in this effort by the solidarity of our alliances.”
—Secretary of Defense James Mattis

Syria Update II: OMG SHIT GOT REAL FAST

Then came the wave: MATTIS RESIGNS