Favorite Rejects 2022-03-09
Good! First Medlock, now Owens. AOC is following all the best people!
Woah woah woah woah wait what?! how tf did I miss this? https://t.co/ygLXRFBDqN
Darrell Owens @IDoTheThinking
Tchaikovsky, a gay man often criticized for his art being overly European-influenced and insufficiently nationalist, was basically the same guy as Vladimir Putin, if you think about it
NEWS: Cardiff Philharmonic replaces the programme of its upcoming all-Tchaikovsky concert, citing it as 'inappropriate at this time’. https://t.co/tzK3zs0iNS
BBC Music Magazine @MusicMagazine
40 years of US policy in the Middle East based on “in the event of a geopolitical crisis, the Saudis will bail us out by pumping more oil” and now they’re just … not doing it.
Say what you will about the Iranian regime but they are trying to sell us all the oil they can make.
The beginning of the splits between Russian political and military leadership https://t.co/awo9jdjQn3
Kremlin says Putin ordered conscripts to be excluded from Ukraine operations and is now asking military prosecutors to find and punish those who allowed conscripts to go to Ukraine. https://t.co/fkARqoGq8n
Paul Sonne @PaulSonne
I don’t usually laugh at my own comics, but every time I stumble on this one and read through it again, it gets me xkcd.com/1665
This is just the Lancelot wedding scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail
back in 2014 Detroit cops barged into this guy's house, instantly massacred his dog, and ripped it to pieces looking for drugs. they had the wrong address https://t.co/QNQwQSNFDU https://t.co/sT9YxoWCgt
ryan cooper @ryanlcooper
The people love great power conflict! (I think Biden has handled this well but it’s an alarming objective incentive structure — he was right about Afghanistan too but that didn’t pay off)
🇺🇸#USA, President Biden approval rating poll: ⏫Approve: 48 % (+6) ⏬Disapprove: 49 % (-6) (+/- 06/02/22) Léger, 06/03/22 https://t.co/k953gyv893
World Elects @ElectsWorld
Great thread about how Putin planned this war and why he made the mistakes he made.
🧵Two weeks ago, as Vladimir Putin was declaring his vicious war on Ukraine, he called the West an "Empire of Lies." In fact, the Kremlin's disastrous move was itself rooted in lies, misconceptions and giant lapses of expertise & intelligence. 1/ https://t.co/5vi5J0Begq
Alexander Gabuev 陳寒士 @AlexGabuev