Worst. Lede. Ever.

Time magazine has a nice scoop – that disgraced Californa Congressman Duke Cunningham wore a wire for the feds just before copping his plea. Yes, yes very good, writer Timothy J. Burger but couldn’t you come up with a better lede than this groaner? Behold:

Washington’s power players have always bragged about being well-wired, but for disgraced former congressman Duke Cunningham, “wired” wasn’t just a figure of speech.

Try the veal! He’s here all week! Don’t forget to tip your waitress!

Disgraced Congressman ‘Wore a Wire’ [Time]