so close ...
By Diogenes (articles ) | December 02, 2006 12:19 AM
From the Worcester Massachusetts Telegram:
The diocese said Pope Benedict XVI this week permanently removed Edward M. Kennedy ...
Be still, my heart. The AP cruelly dangled that teaser in front of us only to let us down with a thud: "The diocese said Pope Benedict XVI this week permanently removed Edward M. Kennedy and Alfred C. Graves from the priesthood. Both men were accused of sexually abusing minors." Ka-lunk. It hurts to land so hard. Hard to fault the journalist, though. How many reporters, in the course of a lifetime, ever get the chance to chain together a more satisfying dozen words?
... and yet so far!
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