Good, Bad, and Ugly

What kind of unrest?

China seeks to contain ongong Tibet unresttibet-180.jpg

I believe this is meant to be “ongoing”.


Yes. Several readers caught this one. We corrected: GBU Editor

REUTERS photo by Rupak De Chowdhuri

Mentioning race…

Detroit’s Democratic mayor indicted in sex scandal  

kilpatrick-160.jpgThe controversy surrounding the black politician once seen as a rising star in his party has deadlocked city government and become a distraction to the Democratic Party as it struggles with the issue of how to handle Michigan delegates still being contested by Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. 

Bartender, give me a G&T…

Indonesia left deep imprint on Obama family

obama-200.jpg“She could enjoy a G&T and a good argument,” said McGlynn.

In this article about Barak Obama and his mother during their time in Indonesia, the writer quotes John McGlynn as saying “She could enjoy a G&T and a good argument.” I think it would have been appropriate to explain what is meant by G&T. Is it “give and take” as in a discussion or,  perhaps, “gin and tonic”?

Which one is Eliot?

spitzer-180.jpgNew York Governor Eliot Spitzer (R) stands next to his wife Silda Wall Spitzer as he announces his resignation at his office in New York March 12, 2008. Spitzer faced pressure to quit since it was reported earlier in the week that he was caught on a federal wiretap arranging to meet with a prostitute at a Washington hotel last month.