Telling it like it is

In journalism, it’s common for a writer to ask a somewhat rhetorical question and then answer it using a quote from one of the story’s sources. I was struck by this use of the technique in a recent New Yorker article on cyber crime.

So is there any solution to our cyber problem? Every advance in connectivity and mobility seems to increase the possibilities for crime.

“We’re completely fucked,” Kellerman said.

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