Saturday, August 06, 2011

that "men armed with knives and sticks" meme

Groups of men armed with knives and sticks attacked thousands of protesters trying to march to the headquarters of Egypt's military rulers Saturday

So … you have to remember, this isn’t a description of a gauzy genre painting, like Goya’s Dos de Mayo, but something that is credibly reported to have actually happened … around the same day this was reported, the BBC were saying Norwegians were demanding a secret trial for Anders Breivik

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