The boys were thought of as thugs. Girls, on the other hand, were seen as helpless victims.
The picture is a remorseless succession of pretty frames with frosted colors that might come from a Viennese patisserie.
Hillary Clinton reportedly compared Vladimir Putin to Hitler. The analogy is off, and also seems unpresidential (which isn’t irrelevant in Clinton’s case).
On this day in 1909 William H. Taft was inaugurated as the 27th President of the United States. To commemorate the occasion we selected this photograph from NYPL’s Photography Collection of President Taft with his presidential predecessor Theodore Roosevelt, who are both sporting some magnificent mustaches!
Today’s Putin was nervous, angry, cornered, and paranoid, periodically illuminated by flashes of his own righteousness. Here was an authoritarian dancing uncomfortably in his new dictator shoes, squirming in his throne.
The president should invoke democratic ideals, condemn the Crimea occupation, and shut up.