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Tuesday, April 18, 2006

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Spark has gone out, would be the tasteless headline that springs to mind. Just as "Outrageous Fortuyn" did before it brought the Managing Editor to my desk to tell me that a newspapaper doesn't generally crack jokes about political assassinations. Prick that I am I desperately argued that it was a heartbreaking allusion, not a joke.