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Sunday, 28 August 2011

Media 24/7 non-events of the weekend

Hurricane Irene
Usain Bolt
Tropical rainstorm Irene
Christine Ohuruogu
Post-tropical storm Irene
The Notting Hill riot ... I mean Carnival
High wind Irene
Dwain Chambers
Tropical rain shower Irene
New York City cleanup Irene

While all the hacks were out tracking down the 10 US citizens killed by the bad weather (and ignoring the same number similarly killed by seasonal storms in the Philippines, they conveniently forgot the 35 Iraqis killed by suicide attacks, which probably wouldn't have happened but for the US/UK invasion in 2003.

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