A Turning Tide?

110961784

Reading Nic Robertson's Twitter feed is a glimpse into history-as-it-happens. From today:

#Tripoli: Only about 1/2 stores open. Muted atmosphere on streets. Men hanging around cafes, no phony triumphalism for cameras today

One man did tell us he's worried abt situation--even w/minder, there was none of usual pro-Gadhafi rhetoric, which in itself spoke volumes.

(Photo: Smoke billows as Libyan rebels progress westward from the town of Bin Jawad towards Moamer Kadhafi's home town of Sirte on March 28, 2011 as NATO finally agreed to take over full command of military operations to enforce a no-fly zone in Libya from a US-led coalition. By Aris Messinis AFP/Getty Images)

2006-2011 archives for The Daily Dish, featuring Andrew Sullivan

The 86-Year-Old Farmer Who Won't Quit

A filmmaker returns to his hometown to profile his neighbor, the patriarch of a 70-acre family farm

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

The 86-Year-Old Farmer Who Won't Quit

A filmmaker returns to his hometown to profile the patriarch of a family farm

Video

Riding Unicycles in a Cave

"If you fall down and break your leg, there's no way out."

Video

Carrot: A Pitch-Perfect Satire of Tech

"It's not just a vegetable. It's what a vegetable should be."

Video

An Ingenious 360-Degree Time-Lapse

Watch the world become a cartoonishly small playground

Video

The Benefits of Living Alone on a Mountain

"You really have to love solitary time by yourself."

Just In