Can't Cover the Bulge
Friday, October 15, 2004
When George W. walked out on the stage in Arizona this week, viewers at home could be forgiven for copping a peek at the president's back. Whether or not they could see something there, between the shoulder blades, under the suit jacket, probably depended on their predisposition to a certain rumor churning through cyberspace. To wit: the President is wired. Slate Magazine's Chris Suellentrop joins Brooke to chart the story of the mysterious bulge, and discuss the challenges of covering a rumor.