Third-Hand Rumor-Mongering

Ron Rosenbaum spread s gossip:

So I was down in DC this past weekend and happened to run into a well-connected media person, who told me flatly, unequivocally that “everyone knows” The LA Times was sitting on a story, all wrapped up and ready to go about what is a potentially devastating sexual scandal involving a leading Presidential candidate. “Everyone knows” meaning everyone in the DC mainstream media political reporting world. “Sitting on it” because the paper couldn’t decide the complex ethics of whether and when to run it. The way I heard it they’d had it for a while but don’t know what to do. The person who told me (not an LAT person) knows I write and didn’t say “don’t write about this”.

He refers, of course, to the case of M. Kaus and the goats. More seriously, I guess I'm not in the DC mainstream media political reporting world, because I haven't heard anything about this. Maybe Ambinder knows something.