Perhaps if someone in Aleppo dressed as a clown, the horrors taking place there could get a little attention.
This report from the BBC, called to our attention by NPR’s Scott Simon, reveals — again — the extent of the suffering that will have us asking years from now, “how was this allowed to happen?”
In the last week, 100 more children were killed in the Syrian city.
About the blogger
Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.