Just the Data, Ma’am

Most Danes are familiar with Statens Serum Institut. It maintains the COVID-19 Dashboard that many of us use to keep track of the pandemic in Denmark. The dashboard looks like this (as of 13:45 on Saturday, 28 November): It’s a lot of data. I’ve gotten to checking it once a day after its 14:00 update…

Sex & Død

There’s an old joke about the liberal slant of New York Times news coverage encapsulated in a single representative headline: “World Ends: Women and Minorities Hardest Hit.” TV2 is clearly trying to keep up with the Times. I can’t fault them entirely: they’re just following the lead of the United Nations, whose Secretary General António…

Høitider for Herman Cain

“Don’t speak ill of the dead” used to be a thing.  So did “Black lives matter.” Not at Berlingske, however.  Not anymore, at least: “Kendt Trump-støtte fornægtede farligheden i coronavirus. Så slog den ham ihjel.” The “så” is a nice touch: is it the adverbial form meaning “then,” or is it being used as a…