Year in Review: News
Best and Worst of 2011
It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times
If current affairs came up in 2011 when we were three beers deep, it was catastrophe hour. The problems of the world loomed large. (Unlike the war in Iraq that we all forgot about until it ended with a, “Wait, what?”) It was a packed year around the sphere, from natural disasters and Osama bin Laden’s death to civil unrest and uprisings—and the brutal suppression of those uprisings.
Here at home, things weren’t much different. The Alibi’s highlight reel: