Washington Babylon — August 6, 2008, 3:52 pm

National Enquirer Publishes John Edwards Pix

This has not yet been authenticated but the National Enquirer must be pretty confident about this story on John Edwards and his alleged “lovechild.” After all, Edwards is a trial lawyer.

It will be surprising if the mainstream press doesn’t pick up on this story soon. And Democratic Party convention planners are probably already planning on downgrading Edwards’ role at that affair.

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