Quote of the Day

“Anyone here been raped and speaks English?”

– Unnamed British TV reporter in the 1960s among a crowd of terrified Belgian colonials who were evacuating from the Congo.

From Jack Shafer’s smart piece (no surprise there) about why journalists need to constantly press ahead in emotionally turbulent times (such as the scene at Virginia Tech right now).

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