Mr. Missdirection (or: How Berlingske learned to stop worrying and love the violence)

This is a tough post to write for two reasons. First, it’s just one more example of something I’ve chronicled many times already. Second, it makes me so angry I have to fall back on my Clemens quote: “A man can’t write successful satire unless he be in a calm judicial good humor,” [Clemens] remarked…

Danish media yawn at would-be Supreme Court assassin

As of this writing, late on Friday afternoon, there’s still nothing on DR about Wednesday’s foiled assassination of Brett Kavanaugh. (But, as you can imagine, plenty of stuff on the star chamber show trial underway in Congress.) Nothing on TV2 News, either. Can’t find anything related to the story when using “Kavanaugh” and even “højesteret”…

The Mob Warms Up

There’s a giddy anticipation in the air: the trial of Derek Chauvin, accused of manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, is now up to the jury. Which is really exciting, because it could result in riots, and riots are big news, and big news is big business! (It’s a big business that crushes small…

“Mob justice is not justice.”

Be careful browsing Berlingske today, because they’ve got a steaming pile of rancid shit on their homepage. “Hvis man vil forstå, hvorfor Louisville i Kentucky lige nu er ved at koge over af raseri,” writes Mikkel Danielsen, “må man forstå, hvad der skete lidt over midnat på Springfield Drive 13. marts.” He’s writing about the…