Embarrassed at being beaten by the National Enquirer on the John Edwards adultery story, The New York Times now seems determined not to be scooped by the Weekly World News. "Two Georgians Say They Have Bigfoot's Body," the Old Gray Lady announced last week. It's a good thing the Times was cautious with that headline. DNA testing suggests the body was not in fact Bigfoot's, unless Bigfoot is a giant opossum. And while the Times was running down this blind alley, it missed the Fly-Eyed Baby, not to mention this startling follow-up to the Edwards story.
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