“EVERY TRUMP FOREIGN POLICY SCANDAL IN ONE TWEET.”

That is a new Twitter thread by Seth Abramson, drawing on the research he did for his 3 books on Trump. That’s one tweet per scandal. There are 20 Tweets covering issues with the EU and some 2 dozen plus individual nations. If you want to read the original in Twitter, you can start here…

Trump Once Again Lets Dictators Silence Their Critics in the US

We are still carrying the raw wound of the brazen Saudi dismembering of Jamal Khashoggi, the Washington Post correspondent — and lawful permanent resident of the United States — who was lured to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and there cut up with a bone saw for being too persistent a critic of Saudi Arabia’s…

Iranian-flagged oil tanker on fire in Red Sea, some oil spilled

Report of an explosion aboard a National Iranian Oil Company Tanker Sinopa carrying 1 million barrels, sailing in the Red Sea near Jiddah. Block TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run news agency and other media say an explosion has struck an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Saudi Arabia. There was no immediate acknowledgement…

Trump to Egyptian president: 'Where's my favorite dictator?'

Sometimes the shit he says and does is so gobsmackingly weird, I almost feel like I've fallen into a wormhole when I write these. But, alas, I’m still on Earth — and it’s still fucked until at least 2021. From the Wall Street Journal via Raw Story: “Inside a room of the ornately decorated Hotel…