October 29, 2006

How not to write from behind the bar twice

The following headline and story was carried today by several Florida newspapers:

Man Hired Hit Man To Kill Wife Twice

"STUART, Fla. - An Jensen Beach man was convicted Friday of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife twice from behind bars."
Is it not surprising that, "Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?" (G.W.B., Jan. 11, 2000)

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