Nothing worth posting from this morning. Here’s the greatest hoax of 2005:
BBC News – Lion Mutilates 42 Midgets in Cambodian Ring-Fight
Cambodian Midget Fighting League is dead. Long live the Cambodian Midget Fighting League!
I met photographer David Leeson a few years ago when we were speaking at the same photojournalism workshop in Omaha. It was like finding a long lost brother, so many things did we have in common. We shared the same obsessive compulsive immersive behaviors, the inability to stop or slow down, and as the conversation flowed over a couple of days we weren’t ever filling each other in on anything we didn’t already know about. Since then, Leeson went on to win a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the invasion of Iraq. We haven’t spoken since Omaha.
Here’s the interview: Fayrouz in Beaumont
From the New York Times:
Years after 2 Afghans died, abuse case falters
“The President of the United States doesn’t know what the rules are! The secretary of defense doesn’t know what the rules are. But the government expects this Pfc. to know what the rules are?”