Priest: No, my son, it is definitely NOT OK to smoke while praying!
Tricky Son: Thank you, Father. Er, .... Father, is it OK to pray while smoking?
Priest: Of course it is, my son. You may pray under any circumstances.
Members of the Press do not trust the answer to a single question on many topics; they ask their question in several ways to several people to get to ‘the meaning of ‘is’ is …..’
To be continued :