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Naming the Worst Thing Imaginable

The documentary Watchers of the Sky forces viewers to confront genocide via the term’s dedicated, undaunted inventor.

The word by which we call a thing has power. Kill one man, for example, and 12 jurors may call you a murderer. Kill a million, and your countrymen may call you a leader. Thanks to the tireless crusade of Raphael Lemkin, a Polish Holocaust refugee, the world at large has another word for these mass killings: genocide.

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Donald Trump Accidentally Admits He'd Commit War Crimes as President

The GOP front-runner said he'd like to pillage all of Iraq's oil for America. Unfortunately for him, that's illegal.


The long dead (but dearly missed) Spy magazine had a famous unwritten policy of referring to Donald Trump as a "short-fingered vulgarian" whenever they mentioned the controversial real estate mogul. Who knew they should have also called him a greedy, looting pirate as well?

In a wildly underreported interview with ABC's George Stephonopoulos, Trump, who has yet to say if he's actually going to run for president on the Republican ticket, outright told Stephonopoulos that he'd steal Iraq's oil if he were in charge:

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