PINAR DEL RIO


support babalú


Your donations help fund
our continued operation

do you babalú?

what they’re saying


bestlatinosmall.jpg

quotes.gif

activism


ozt_bilingual


buclbanner

recommended reading





babalú features





recent comments


  • Carolinasympatica: I believe that there is something to this, and this started a long time ago, around 1973 to be exact.

  • Humberto Fontova: I’m hearing his illness developed very shortly after visiting Spain…

  • Rayarena: You’re right Prof. Eire, people who are inconvenient to castro die convenient deaths all of the time. They either...

  • Humberto Fontova: Thanks for the link, Professor! Oye pero mira que aqui en Babalu se aprenden cosas (often historical) interesantes!

  • Carlos Eire: Ñoooooooooo !!!! Coulter has surpassed the greatest insult-meister of all time. No, not Don Rickles, but Martin Luther. Here...

search babalu

babalú archives

frequent topics


elsewhere on the net



realclearworld

The age of Tweet Fisking is here.

Longtime readers may be familiar with the expression "fisking". It's basically a point-by-point refutation of a news item or opinion column. Since the mainstream media goes to considerable lengths to sanitize Cuba's castro dictatorship we spend a lot of time refuting their assertions. But the age of Twitter means these "journalists" or "Cuba Experts" are now accessible. So introducing the Tweet Fisk. Today we take Daniel Serwer to task for his column Politico. "Serwer is a professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a scholar at its Center for Transatlantic Relations. The piece is entitled, "The Dangers of a Cuban Collapse."

 

 

2 comments to The age of Tweet Fisking is here.

  • Gigi

    Good job. Professorships of "international studies" are akin to those of "feminist" studies and "ethnic" studies...... all sending chills up our collective spines thinking what they're feeding daily to their college kids.

  • asombra

    Henry, he's from Hopkins, which is known to turn out beyond-dubious operators, and you're not part of his target audience, so he doesn't care about your issues. Still, he deserves to be fisked within an inch of his life.