JAMIL HUSSEIN UPDATE: The Associated Press is playing The Black Knight.

Readers, however, are likely to look at its allegedly impressive edifice of reporters, editors, and fact-checking and conclude, “It’s only a model!”

UPDATE: Reader C.J. Burch emails: “I think I have a solution. The AP reports that Jamil is dead. Then Bob Woodward can interview him. That should clear up all the questions.”