Afternoon Tea 04.20.09

Between smiling with Hugo Chavez and failing to prosecute the CIA agents responsible for torturing  detainees, Barack has received his share of criticism over the past few days.  [New York Times], [Huffington Post]

Mandela stands up for Jacob Zuma just days before the South African presidential elections.  [BBC]

Improved protection for teenagers caught up in prostitution rings.  In some states, they will now be considered victims of abuse, instead of criminals, while charging their pimps with human trafficking.  [Jezebel]

Once again, yet another News Corp media outlet get caught between the lines of journalism and advocacy.  Can people see through this madness?  []

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