It’s been almost two weeks since the National Enquirer first broke the story of John Edward’s “alleged” love child.
The story of Edwards and the video maker vixen: how Edwards hired a 44-year-old single lass to make a series of films on the “real John Edwards” turned into an affair, and then a bun in the oven for Ms. Hunter.
The MSM turned up its collective noses at the Enquirer piece. Edwards denied it, to some reporter, somewhere on the primary campaign trail. Edwards, Democrat, former malpractice attorney and one time Senator from North Carolina is running for the office of President.
We’re still baffled by the silence, or laziness of the MSM on this matter. Have we reached an era when the MSM know longer cares what a candidate does in his spare time while campaigning for President, at least the Democrat candidates. Woe unto any Republican: the same set of sub-standards applied to the Dems do not apply to them.
For the MSM to look askance at the Enquirer story about Edwards is puzzling. The Enquirer was responsible for breaking Pardongate: Hillary Clinton’s two siblings, with their pockets lined with cash from persons pardoned by husband Bill, during the remaining hours of his presidency.
The Enquirer also spilled the beans on Rush Limbaugh’s love affair with the drug, Oxycontin.
The Enquirer exposed Senator Gary Hart with a lovely lass on his knee on the boat, Monkey Business, when Hart ran for President. The all-important semen stained dress worn by the rubinesque intern, Monica Lewinsky, during her romps with then President Clinton.
Those stories by the Enquirer were proven to be true which means there’s likely probability of truth in the Edward’s Love Child story. And yet the MSM has chosen to not investigate. Evidently the percentages or probabilities or “sources” must be higher in order for the MSM to turn a jaundice eye on the possible shenanigans of an ex-Senator running for president.
Either the MSM believes the “word” of Edwards, which we find fascinating; after all, the man is a politician running for the highest position in the land.
Or, the MSM does not care.
It’s alleged that Edwards has a pregnant mistress. Since the MSM has decided it won’t investigate–or “can’t” investigate, we’re not sure–it will remain “alleged”.
From Dave In Boca:
MSM Consigns Edwards Mystery to Memory Hole
Rielle Hunter again exits stage left as John Edwards continues his Teflon progress to the primaries. If this were a Republican candidate, dozens of reporters would vie for more details.
I’m reminded of Oscar Wilde’s response to a fellow author who asked about what to do about a “conspiracy of silence” concerning his candidacy for a literary prize.
Oscar’s pithy advice: “Join it.”
However, if Edwards manages to survive the pre-Super Tuesday rush to judgment, this vignette should be examined more closely, as he already appears to be hypocritical far beyond the normal two-faced norm of major candidates!
Until then, Edwards seems to gotten a “Get Out Of A Scandal” Free Card from the Community MSM. The SS John Edwards Love Child story will sail out of sight, perhaps somewhere such as the Bermuda Triangle or Sargasso Sea.
By Little Baby Ginn
Image – Bermuda Triangle
Source – DBKP – John Edwards Shared More Than Shampoo with Rielle Hunter?