The NYTs recounts the "birth' of the slime. My favorite touch is this:
As serious questions about its claims have arisen, the group has remained steadfast and adaptable[Nitpicker emphasis].The weak Roger Simon and the I make it up as I go Tony Blakely were discussing this on Nightline tonight. Blankley said he thought Kerry had gone too far by intimating the deserter's affiliation with these gasbags - that the 'press' might call upon him to prove any relationship. That being the case, I don't think these authors will join the fray and seem to offer up connections themselves. Here's hoping you get bitch-slapped too, Tony.