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Afternoon Reading List 09.06.13.

Secretary of Botox: Does Sec. of State John Kerry look different to you? Has he done something to his hair? Maybe it’s his weight… You know, it kind of looks like he maybe squeezed in a terrible botox job while trying deal with this whole Syria “thing.” The Reliable Source at WaPo thinks it’s totally a possibility. Pols tweak their looks all the time, and Kerry is no stranger to having work done. In the 1970′s, they write, he had surgery to fix a “malocclusion” in his bite that coincidentally made him more handsome.

Why you should read this article: Maybe you were thinking about getting some work done, and thought, “Hey, what’s the worst that could happen?” Well, the answer to your question is that if it goes wrong, your lowered self-image may affect your work performance and indirectly cause World War III (depending on your job).

Assad’s propaganda feed: The Atlantic‘s Meghan Garber has an interesting story out about Syrian President (Internationally Renowned D–khead) Bashar al-Assad and his propagandizing instagram feed.  That’s right, there’s a genocidal madman out there posting selfies while he shouts YOLO as he gases civilians and children.

Why you should read this article: All joking and whimsical satire aside, this story is worth a read.  It illustrates the power of the internet and its ability to equalize propaganda through the use of a comments section on a despot’s instagram feed. It’s definitely worth checking out, if only to see the bizarre things Assad posts next week from a hole in the ground.

Mouthy AP Reporter rips a harsh burn on the Prez…

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Morning Reading List 02.10.09

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