While “bookie of virtue” William Bennett has so far escaped a direct connection between his private video gambling and his publicly virtuous positions, I have scooped the New York Times, the Washington Post, and everyone else in finding it.
It is, as you might expect, tricky and indirect. You wouldn’t expect less from Bennett, given how dearly he would like to keep outsiders from his secret gambling penchant. The path, twisted and dark, leads through young women, derelict cars, abstract mathematics, and yes, scandalous as it may sound, a love diary.
Click here to see the path in graphical form. And then call the New York Times, or CNN … or something.