Television, especially cable news, has a fatal weakness for the superficial and the shiny.
But the abuse factor in Armstrong's fatal actions remained a silent one to her family, as is common in cases like this one.
His book on the fate of our Iraqi allies, To Be A Friend Is fatal, will be published in 2013.
fatal fa·tal (fāt'l)
Causing or capable of causing death.
Resulting in termination of the program.