— kriszta satori (@fulelo) July 18, 2013
After the show trial and threatened imprisonment of a charismatic, snarky opposition leader, Putin panicked and shut down Red Square. Huge numbers of protesters showed up on the streets. Tweets and breaking news here; analysis of Aleksey Navalny here.
The most popular post was my lamentation of the gratuitous, bitter hatred toward gay couples in the current GOP; the second most popular was this reflection on suicide: often happening to “the very people we most appreciated having around.” Like Kurt Cobain and DFW.
See you in the morning.