No Such Thing As Good News

This is one of those headlines you couldn’t make up: As violence falls in Iraq, cemetery workers feel the pinch:

At what’s believed to be the world’s largest cemetery, where Shiite Muslims aspire to be buried and millions already have been, business isn’t good.
A drop in violence around Iraq has cut burials in the huge Wadi al Salam cemetery here by at least one-third in the past six months, and that’s cut the pay of thousands of workers who make their living digging graves, washing corpses or selling burial shrouds.

This goes in Best of the Web’s “World’s Smallest Violin” category. Via InstaPundit.


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