It must be a fun job, writing headlines. You see what’s going on from the eyes of several columnists and reporters. And occasionally you get to play word games – sometimes without even knowing you are doing so (maybe, maybe not…).
Here’s a head from the NYT today, for example:
Terrorist Attack on Power Grid Could Cause Broad Hardship
Well, it certainly WAS a TERRORIST ATTACK in Benghazi that has caused this continuing brouhaha of “War and Piece.”
Petraeus IS in the POWER GRID.
The predicament in which Petraeus has put his paramour AND his wife certainly is HARDSHIP.
But one normally wound’t expect the NYT (the NYT!!) to call these two women “BROADS.”
And I think the one who wrote this headline is on the late show; shouldn’t it be: