[The timing also ensured that many Americans would go to bed without the media having had enough time to] saturate the airwaves with profiles of the nominee and debates over his qualifications, ... It sets this up as a unique morning-show story. It's a great opportunity for us to showcase all the issues and angles.
How many boys like him were out there in the ether, holding on to their big brothers and sisters who were still alive? How many husbands were floating between life and death, clinging to their wives in this world? And how may millions and millions of people were there in the world like Charlie who wouldn't let go of their loved ones when they're gone?