Extramarital affair aside, this is the most popular image of Rielle Hunter on the web, according to google images:
Now the image that CNN chose:
Rielle gets punked here too, of course. But most people are going to think Edwards likes to bang witches after they see this picture.
This is just more evidence of a paradigm shift which has been bothering me for a long time. Certainly since the creation of Faux News, if not earlier, cable news has been a race to fark. At least fark doesn’t claim to be news.