The Twitter snark brigade went to work this afternoon as “Siria” trended worldwide and in the United States.
siria-trend

https://twitter.com/C_Walker89/status/373519384742232064

https://twitter.com/joseph_paTRACK/status/373480868041338880

https://twitter.com/LeahByron/status/373477300043390977

Before you do too much weeping for our future, there is a reasonable explanation for the trend:

Demonstrators have reportedly gathered in Madrid’s Puerta del Sol square to protest intervention in Syria.

https://twitter.com/mct475/status/373522180702613505

Still, we won’t rule anything out just yet.