Lede time

Disturbing ledes

The New York Times gives new meaning to the phrase “casual violence:” (from Radosh.net)

Newscasters and writers often introduce regular segments with the phrase, “In sports today…” or “On Wall Street today…” The effect is usually comforting, because no matter what else is going on in the news, there is always sports, stock market trading, or what have you…I mention this because the New York Times’
Iraq round-up story today introduces a series of paragraphs with the phrase, “In violence today…”

Scary New Meme [Radosh.net]