This has already appeared on the Seattle Review of Books, but it's making the rounds again. If you haven't already, please read Vijith Assar's excellent column for McSweeney's about the way various grammatical tricks can completely change the meaning of a sentence. Whenever you see passive voice in the media, your first thought should always be, "who are they protecting, here?"

(Via Boing Boing, which is somehow, still, remarkably, a leading source of "via"s on the internet.)