The Daily Rimshot: The "You Don't Say" Edition
Today we celebrate those unwitting masters of the excruciatingly obvious, the headline-writers. In his Best of the Web Today column, James Taranto showcases headlines such as these under the heading You Don't Say. These rimshots are offered in the same spirit.
to continue questioning terror suspects
(from This Is Local London)
In other news, firefighters have announced that they plan to continue extinguishing fires, while medical personnel have reported "no change" in their plans to treat the sick and injured.
of SARS decline
Analysts were stunned at this reversal, noting the apparent downfall of the once powerful pro-SARS camp in the Chinese regime.
Mideast Less Tense But
Still Dangerous, US Govt Says
(from Agence France Presse)
WASHINGTON, 7 May 2003 The United States yesterday renewed its travel warning for US citizens in the Middle East, saying that despite an easing in tensions since the end of conflict in Iraq, the region remains dangerous and Americans may be targeted by terrorists.
This news came as something of a shock to Travel agent Murray Sykes. "This isn't what I've been telling my customers," said Sykes. "I hope it's still safe to go to North Korea, or I'm going to have to change my whole ad campaign."