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.

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