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Re: “Tabloid Trash”

By on 7.25.08 | 8:37PM

Our Corner counterparts ought to be beating their connections for verification of the story, not getting all delicate about it.
Great minds think alike, Mr. Henry. As a matter of fact, I just got off the phone with J.P., suggesting a major investigative report on the Edwards story. A partial transcript of the conversation:

"... and this love-child angle is going to be big, big, BIG, I tell you! ... No, trust me, J.P., I've been in this business 22 years. I know a big story when I see one. I could be at Dulles in less than two hours and be at LAX before lunch tomorrow. ... Sources? Of course, I've got sources in L.A. ... Worth it? Sure, it will be worth it, J.P. I don't care if I've got to wine and dine every starlet in Hollywood, I mean to get to the bottom of this story -- in-depth coverage! The works. Now, all you've got to do is book the flight and get me a bungalow at the Chateau Marmont for a couple of weeks and ... Hello? Hello? J.P.? ..."

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