Entries by Cheryl Rofer

What If – Trump And Others Are Guilty?

David Rothkopf asked a good question on Twitter: Trump fears Russia mess will delegitimize him. It may. What then? Are we prepared for what happens when election is shown to be corrupted? — David Rothkopf (@djrothkopf) August 4, 2017 He provides a short thread of subsidiary questions, but I’d like to take a different approach. […]

Van Attack In Barcelona

  A van has crashed into a crowd in the Las Ramblas section of Barcelona. Reports are fragmentary and contradictory on Twitter. Here is the Guardian’s article, to be updated. Keep in mind that early reports in a situation like this are often inaccurate. There has been a report of two gunmen, but also reports […]

Lazy Day Open Thread

Our President retweeted a conspiracy theorist and a violent cartoon that seemed to support the terrorist car attack in Charlottesville this morning and then deleted them. But lots of people know to take screenshots. Other than that and a birther reference, he hasn’t done much today. It’s feeling like a lazy day for me and […]