Thursday, December 16, 2004

QUESTIONS FOR THE MEDIA It's not hard to read this story and come away thinking that Bernard Kerik's illegal nanny never existed--that the nanny story was invented in a desperate effort to keep his more salient flaws from coming to light.

Let's operate under the assumption, for just a moment, that this impression is correct.

Who invented the nanny story? Whose idea was it to circulate it? Was the White House involved?

Inquiring minds want to know...

UPDATE: Joshua Marshall explores another wrinkle.

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