March 20, 2003

THIS WaPo opening paragraph is

THIS WaPo opening paragraph is beautifully written:

Around 4 p.m. yesterday, Director of Central Intelligence George J. Tenet offered President Bush the prospect -- improbable to the point of fantasy, yet somehow at hand -- that the war against Iraq might be transformed with its opening shots. The CIA, Tenet said, believed it had a fix on President Saddam Hussein.

Read it out loud. Christopher Johnson, meanwhile, has an example of how not to write an opening par ...

Posted by Tim Blair at March 20, 2003 07:56 PM