Good news from Iraq (not)

Stung by complaints that the media report only bad news from Iraq, the ABC News Baghdad bureau went looking for something cheerful. Its reporters found a new romantic television comedy, “starring the Danny DeVito of Iraq”. Sadly, while they were recording this upbeat tale, they were interrupted by the news that the impresario behind the show had just been shot dead.

The Economist, March 18, 2006, page 43.