Making Sense . . . of Recent Events

Below the Beltway
(Eric Shansby)
By Gene Weingarten
Sunday, February 12, 2006

Sure, the news is bad.

But, cheer up. It could be verse.

On a New Study Revealing Reading Deficiencies in Recent College Graduates

For a full two-third, the printed word

Presents a total mystery.

Facts and concepts all get blurred

-- Whether science, math or history.

I'm here to say they need a way

To see their plight and mend it.

But what good is this commu-


If they cannot comprehend it?

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