Madison on the Thames, community organizers strike in London, from Ian Gallagher and George Arbuthnott, Mai l
- Extremists hijack anti-government cuts demonstration
- 84 people injured – and at least 31 police officers hurt on day of violence
- Ritz hotel attacked with paint and smokebombs and 1,000 occupy Fortnum & Mason
- Protesters surge along Piccadilly, Regent Street and Oxford Street forcing shops to close
- Lightbulbs filled with ammonia hurled at police officers
- Labour leader Ed Miliband defends speech to marchers
Reax, John, Power Line :
[T]he decline of British civilization is reflected even more brutally in the rampaging mob that smashed store fronts, “occupied” businesses, and battled police. And perhaps most of all in the weak response of the authorities.
Community organizers are not compatible with civilization, at least as we know it.
Smart diplomacy, not, Mrs. Clinton telegraphs her intent. Smart diplomats, of whom Mrs. Clinton is not, disguise their nation’s intent. Mrs. Clinton green lights thugs, from Nicole Gaouette and Gopal Ratnam, Bloomberg :
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton  said the U.S. won’t enter into the internal conflict in Syria the way it has in Libya.
“No,” Clinton said, when asked on the CBS “Face the Nation” program if the U.S. would intervene in Syria’s unrest. Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad ‘s security forces clashed with protesters in several cities yesterday after his promises of freedoms and pay increases failed to prevent dissent from spreading across the country.
“Each of these situations is unique,” Clinton said, referring to the Middle Eastern countries dealing with change and unrest, a list that now includes Yemen, Jordan, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Syria and Bahrain.
The key word here being unique, a new Obami euphemism for arbitrary, like Obama Care waivers.