Tuesday, November 14, 2006


You know, if they weren't going to convict O.J., the next best thing would have been to ban him from ever speaking in public again. . . . The discussion about Iraq doesn't get easier because of last Tuesday (see this brief post and the many comments that it spawned). . . . Speaking of last Tuesday, here's a fresh take on the proceedings. . . .The world could use more pieces like this one, for real:
The chapter check-lists the elements of a definitive bus-plunge story: Plunge should appear in the hed; the piece should be only a couple of sentences long; and it should "include the number feared dead, the identity of any group on board"—a soccer team, church choir, or students—"as well as the distance of the plunge from the capital city." The words ravine or gorge should appear.


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