Listen to this 'Talk of the Nation' topic
When the story of Senator Larry Craig's alleged restroom indecency hit the media, it was a story that had been warming up for some time. The Idaho Statesman had been on this story (you'll notice the unfortunate use of the word "probe" in this headline) for months before it exploded all over Craig — prompting us to ask, why did it take so long for the rumors to reach the major news outlets (ahem—that means us, too)? It's the side story that really interested us — besides, of course the glossary of restroom come-ons. Who better to handle the media side than our own David Folkenflik? (I have it on good authority he can't help with the restroom stuff.) Also mixing it up with the Media Circus, Kevin Naff — editor of the Washington Blade — he's got a couple of complaints for the Statesman.