True fiction is stranger than fictitious fiction

31 August, 2008 (08:34) | Humor, Politics | By: david

Yesterday I posted a pretty ridiculous story about Sarah Palin, just to see if at some point the little bit of nonsense might get picked up by the Internet rumor mill. Today I started Googling to see if there’s been any traction. Much to my surprise, I found a “real” rumor spreading that is much more astonishing than the one I made up. We’ve had plenty of sex scandals in politics, but this could turn out to be the first-ever “birth scandal.” If you enjoy poking around in other people’s possibly phony dirty laundry, here are a couple of links to get you started:

http://commentsfromleftfield.com/2008/08/who-is-the-mother-of-trig-paxon-van-palin

http://dailykos.com/story/2008/8/30/121350/137/486/580223

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