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Can a giraffe help heal the psyche of Ciudad Juarez, the most violent city in Mexico?

John Rentoul

JUAREZ popup 300x199 Can a giraffe help heal the psyche of Ciudad Juarez, the most violent city in Mexico?Number 683 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No* is asked by Randal Archibold of the New York Times, about a story in his newspaper.

Thanks to Ciudad de Mexico.

Number 684 is asked by Francis Beckett at Dale & Co.

Is Ed Miliband the New Clem Attlee?

At least Beckett can spell his hero. Thanks to Iain Martin, who saw it first.

Sadly, this is number 685, asked by Angry Mob of a Daily Mail story linking the death of a pensioner to fortnightly bin collections:

Is this a new low for the Daily Mail?

It was the Mail, after all, that gave us “Hurrah for the Blackshirts” in 1934.

Thanks to Anthony Cox.

*#QTWTAIN on Twitter.

Photograph: Katie Orlinsky for The New York Times

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  • Guest

    thats awful – such inhumanity towards one species in order to provoke a smattering of humanity towards another…

  • TarquinBroxted

    Only if it was a mariachi playing giraffe Mr Rentoul.


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