YES. Also, for some unfathomable reason I've seen Camille Paglia re-surfacing a couple of times recently from the underground bunker for formerly faddish pseudointellectuals in which I had hoped she was safely immured, please to be running her over with all deliberate speed. » 8/22/14 2:05am Today 2:05am

Even if he'd had it, it still wouldn't have meant much. The orbital floor is extremely easy to fracture; in fact, there's a theory that that's evolutionarily engineered in, as it would be better for protecting the eye for it to fracture easily than for it to be rigid, thereby permitting the globe of the eye to be… » 8/21/14 5:33pm Yesterday 5:33pm

Disruption for the sake of disruption and drawing attention to themselves. Well-argued dissent is great — I've learned a lot from people who disagree with me and argue their case well. Saying any ridiculous thing in order to be annoying and get people to focus on you is a pain in the ass. I tend not to accuse… » 8/21/14 4:51pm Yesterday 4:51pm

Given the utter bullshit propagated by Ferguson PD so far, I think they've relieved everyone from the burden of having to lend them any credence whatsoever. The fucking "strong arm robbery" never happened. An orbital floor fracture is something Wilson could easily have gotten from slamming his face against the side… » 8/21/14 3:53pm Yesterday 3:53pm

I think his sitting behind the desk in the Oval Office is considered overreaching by most of the people who think his problem is overreaching. (My problem with him is that he doesn't reach enough about the things I think he ought to be reaching about.) » 8/19/14 5:29pm Tuesday 5:29pm

A while back there was a post on Gawker that was just utter bullshit — factual errors all over the place that combined to make something seem like an urgent human rights issue when it wasn't at all. The author, who I don't think is around any more, never responded to comments about how wrong she'd gotten the basic… » 8/19/14 3:24pm Tuesday 3:24pm