Hmm. I don't know if Malaysian Airlines really deserves that much blame. It's their normal route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur which they've flown regularly without incident. I don't think it was widely known that the Russian sympathists in the Ukraine had access to missiles capable of shooting down high-altitude aircraft. What are the odds?
Awww - the Chinese postdoc who I've been coaching on English oral presentations just got back from his dissertation defense. He said the dissertation committee was "stunned" by his progress in the two months since his practice defense. *preens*
Not that anyone takes us seriously about human rights after Guantanamo, Abu Ghraib, and the NSA, but after deporting children, we probably can't say shit about human rights abuses without getting laughed at and told to STFU. #AmericanExceptionalism
Emily was keeping me company whilst I was preparing dinner tonight. The radio was on and Rock Me Amadeus by Falco came on. She refused to dance and told me it was not a good song.
I have no idea where I went wrong with this child.