Everyone’s aware of the news from Iran, right? The election, the probably-fake official results, the rioting in the streets?
I don’t have anything original to say, but here’s a link roundup:
Andrew Sullivan has been on top of things. Obsessively, even. Pretty much every post for the past few days.
The Twitter #iranElection filter has been a firehose of comments and links since the results were announced. While CNN couldn’t be bothered to follow the story, Twitter users took up the slack, to the extent that Twitter rescheduled some planned maintenance downtime.
Nate Silver and the other number-crunchers at FiveThirtyEight.com have been talking about the statistics behind the election results. Here, Silver debunks a chart that’s been cited by various people as strong evidence of election fraud. And Renard Sexton talks about some “fishy numbers” that show up in more detailed statistics.
(And yes, green is the official Mousavi solidarity color. Or maybe the official fair-elections solidarity color; I’m not sure.)