A shriek, two showers, a regrettable attempt at nourishment, three of those fizzy vitamin C things, half a carton grapefruit juice, a fistful of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, the need for an opera about tragedy and loss among kids in edge cities, very focused bicycling, very long fingers dangling, cartoons, haircut metal of the mid-Nineties, the poetry to be found in press releases. Unless you’ve had sweet mixed drinks, in which case you might as well shoot yourself.
It is good news for Ukraine, Europe and the world that Catholic populist conspiracists will no longer be running the show in homogeneous Poland.
Ukrainian journalist Iulia Mostova explains why sucking up to Z and his flunkies is not a great idea. There is a balance between propaganda and freedom of speech, she says, adding that King Z has not found it. The shut-up-until-we-win approach doesn’t work, because too many greasy clowns are advisors. Chesno.org shows us mostly miserable looking faces of people who whisper into Z’s ear.
Ukrainian soldiers last week destroyed about 100 tanks and 100 APCs and vaporized about 3,000 Russian invaders outside of Avdiyivka in eastern Ukraine. We should surpass the 300,000 Russian KIA milestone before the end of the year.