The newsreader was interrupted mid-sentence. She paused, only for what appeared to be a breath, but it was a whole instruction.
Suddenly a three dimensional globe spun across the screen, accompanied by dramatic music. The words: ‘This is CNN breaking news’ thundered through the speakers.
The image of the newsreader returned, now steadfast in her determination, unpaused and ready to deliver the breaking news.
Conspiratorially, yet unwhispered, she meted out the news of judgement day.
The United States of America dropped the first green bomb on Teheran.