DIGEST Saturday May 7, 2011
by Patrick Richardson
How bad does Project Gunrunner get?
by Sami al-Abasi
In Egypt, the formation of a political party is well underway.
At L.A.s recent May Day parade, communists freely and proudly declared their affiliation. And the SEIU has no problem marching arm-in-arm with them, as the latest photo essay assembled by Zombie highlights.
by Bryan Preston
Is it possible that this is the same city in which the royal wedding took place just a week ago?
by Ryan Mauro
Pretending to be a bulwark against extremists, President Assad uses the Islamists to screen his oppression of secular democratic elements in Syria. (Also read “You Want to Appease Syria? Not to Worry, Hillary’s Out in Front” at the Tatler.)
by S. T. Karnick
Even lowbrow drama may have a more human voice than highbrow reality TV.
by Tom Blumer
Some of their elders, not so much.