To Our Readers: Mar. 21, 1994

/ The British writer G.K. Chesterton once offered this tongue-in-cheek theory of human origins: "If it is not true that a divine being fell, then we can only say that one of the animals went entirely off its head." In light of the comic outrages and tragic absurdities of almost any given week of news, it's hard not to agree. Which is why the best news editors know that when taking stock of events, a little wit is no less important than a proper fund of sober intelligence. That's certainly the working philosophy of Bruce Handy. As the new senior editor...

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