Some Cry Wolf
NBC News Brief Headline:
"Child Walks Across Street and Gets Hit By Leaf. Possible Terrorist Connection."
The White House announced early Friday morning, just in time for weekend
cogitation, that a child by the name of Joseph Arbor was struck in the
forehead by a falling leaf. Immediately, his mother suspected fowl play.
"I've been on Jihad watch for a dozen years, and I see terror
everywhere. You could say I've a gift, " said his most perspicacious
The child could not be reached for comment, because he was playing X-Box.
The media (including yours truly) has mobilized (but we got there
first). We supplicated the great Jay Carney to jump on the bandwagon,
and he made a statement almost immediately (he's so spontaneous!).
Carney said, "The terrorists are becoming more and more subtle. Heck,
they can even hover on the tips of a leaf; which means you can never
rest. Never. We're watching. And if you rest, we'll slip your hand into