While a war rages and the world tries to come to grips with the violence let loose by Israel on Gaza, a photograph of a Lebanese journalist kissing her Jewish boyfriend has gone viral.
Just as at the time of the global financial crisis, the only commentator on mainstream American TV who seems to be able to call it as he sees it on Israel-Palestine seems to be Jon Stewart.
How difficult is it really to understand that it’s not okay to kill children? Children, playing on the beach, huddled inside warm homes or those others just staying put in the surroundings that they have always called home?
It just seems to be that sort of a day today. First it was the pictures of Chandrababu Naidu dressing himself up as an Arab to attend an iftaar dinner.
While the Prime Minister's power dressing is making waves internationally, his Andhra Pradesh ally, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu decided to land up at an iftaar gathering in his own trademark style is creating its own ripples, at least on social media.