The station is NBN, owned and operated by Lebanese parliamentary speaker Nabih Berri, himself a proud pro-Syrian stooge. The murdered MP is anti-Syrian Walid Eido, torn apart along with his son in a car bomb on Wednesday. How far down does Assad’s eliminationist ethic reach? Watch and see.

The anchorwoman’s been duly fired, presumably for sharing business secrets. The minister she threatened, Ahmed Fatfat, intends to sue. He’d be better off spending the money on extra security, though: as Anton Efendi explains, Assad’s got another four MPs he needs to murder before he can get what he wants in parliament.

Pelosi should probably meet with him again soon to “re-initiate the dialogue” or whatever. Clearly it didn’t take the first time. Click the image to watch.