"Here are the choices:"
a Afghans held a protest rally against higher taxes and 9 people were killed in a stampede
b A memorial service for the victims of Waco turned violent and 9 people were killed by a fire started by security forces
c The Afghan Tea Party stormed the presidential palace in an attempt to assassinate President Karzai
d The Taliban launched attacks that killed 9 people
e Two Caucasian haters set off two bombs in Kabul killing three
"Can I call a friend?"
"Sure. Who do you want to call?"
"Wolf Blitzer in The Situation Room."
"Is Wolf there?"
"Yeah, he's wandering around somewhere.......Oh, there he is. Hey Wolf.......Wolf.......WOLF! Telephone."
"Hey Wolf! What the Hell happened today in Afghanistan, a,b,c, or d?"
"That's a tough one. It could be e, two Caucasian haters, but that was in Boston, so ....... I'd go with a.
"Thanks, Wolf" (click).
"Wow. Wolf says a, but I'm not sure. I think I'll use another lifeline and ask the audience."
"OK. Here's what the audience thinks:"
"To Hell with Wolf. I'll go with the audience and choose d."
"And you are absolutely right!"