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Edwards, Cont’d

Mickey Kaus is looking for signs that big media organizations, having accepted John Edwards’ elaborate denials of the mistress/baby story, might now be interested in the latest developments.  He speculates, correctly I’m sure, that the Obama campaign has noticed the news.  But as far as the mainstream is concerned, nothing yet:

Will this be the first presidential-contender level scandal to occur completely in the undernews, without ever being reported in the cautious, respectable MSM? That’s always seemed an interesting theoretical possibility–a prominent politician just disappears from the scene, after blogs and tabloids dig up dirt on him, but nobody who relies on the Times, Post, network news or Mark Halperin has the faintest idea why.

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