Remember how everyone’s favorite part of Heath Ledger’s performance in Brokeback Mountain was his almost painful physical repression, his reluctance to express any emotion that wasn’t punching or SHUTTING DOWN? His voice was closed in on itself in a raspy burr — he fell to…
Hardware (Richard Stanley, 1990)
So the New York Times decided to cover the ~~~aftermath~~~ of Ferguson (already they’re trying to frame this like it’s over and done with) by depicting a sad old white guy sweeping up a speck of dirt on his floor, with the caption “ ” Where are the photos of protesters washing tear gas out of their eyes and having guns pointed in their faces?
Please keep posting pictures of protesters being harassed and hurt, guarding stores from being looted, etc. The media’s attempt to reframe this event has begun with a vengeance.