Archive for May 3rd, 2020

May 3rd, 2020 - 1:28 pm § in America

About that Kent State photo

This photo, taken on May 4, 1970, won a Pulitzer Prize for a journalism student named John Filo. Today, he is “head of photography for CBS,” according to his Wikipedia biography. The girl, 14-year-old Mary Ann Vecchio, was called a “dissident communist” by Claude Kirk, the Re[...]

May 3rd, 2020 - 12:40 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics

“W” calls for unity, end of partisanship

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Kent State shootings, former president George W. Bush “called on Americans … to put aside partisan differences, heed the guidance of medical professionals and show empathy for those stricken by the coronavirus and the resulting economic devastati[...]