Break

I mean that in at least two senses of the word: a break from the content that comes before this post, and a break for me from keeping up with this. Look closely and you'll see my last post - which comes right before this one - was the day after Super Tuesday…in 2016. As we all know, after that, Bernie Sanders engineered a spectacular come-from-behind victory in that contest and is well into...

Web’s ‘Gay Girl In Damascus’ Revealed To Be Hoax

Wow: A 40-year-old American man living in Scotland said Monday he's sorry for posing as a Syrian lesbian blogger who offered vivid accounts of life amid revolt and repression in Damascus, a still-unraveling hoax that has exposed the difficulty of sifting truth from fiction online. Tom MacMaster said he created the fictional persona of Amina Arraf and the "Gay Girl in Damascus" blog to draw...