I hereby dub this day Video Friday

Today, your humble blogger will be furiously trying to finish a draft paper before the friggin’ students come back to campus hard at work at his day job, preparing for the fall semester.  So I’m outsourcing today’s blog content to two videos. The first has been making the rounds, but it’s still funny.  And it’s ...

By , a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

Today, your humble blogger will be furiously trying to finish a draft paper before the friggin' students come back to campus hard at work at his day job, preparing for the fall semester.  So I'm outsourcing today's blog content to two videos.

The first has been making the rounds, but it's still funny.  And it's funny because, as Alex Massie observes, "this is horribly close to being a verbatim report from some ghastly cable TV "news" shoutfest.... proving once again that the "fake" news is often better than the so-called "real" news." 

I give you, from the Onion, the Minotaur debate:

Today, your humble blogger will be furiously trying to finish a draft paper before the friggin’ students come back to campus hard at work at his day job, preparing for the fall semester.  So I’m outsourcing today’s blog content to two videos.

The first has been making the rounds, but it’s still funny.  And it’s funny because, as Alex Massie observes, "this is horribly close to being a verbatim report from some ghastly cable TV "news" shoutfest…. proving once again that the "fake" news is often better than the so-called "real" news." 

I give you, from the Onion, the Minotaur debate:


Is Using A Minotaur To Gore Detainees A Form Of Torture?

And, sometime this month is the three-year annivesary of the funniest bit Denis Leary as ever done anywhere at any time.  It’s not easy to find this video, but for your viewing pleasure:

 

 

 

Enjoy! 

Daniel W. Drezner is a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, where he is the co-director of the Russia and Eurasia Program. Twitter: @dandrezner

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