This photo is effing disgusting…

16 May

turkey-coalAbove: A man identified by Turkish media as Yusuf Yerkel, an adviser to Prime Minister Erdoğan, kicks a protester in the mining town of Soma, Turkey. Photograph by Depo Photos/AP.

I’ve been masochistically looking at it all day and it just sums all of us up so perfectly.  ALL OF US.  From Petersburg to Chania and from Zagreb to Dacca.  The young technocrat in the nice suit and tie — probably an IPhone, a tablet in his BMW — acting like an animal.  You can take the boy out of Texas but you can’t take Texas out of the boy.

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