Tim Blair


New Criterion



Saturday, September 18, 2004
The Burkett-Democrat-CBS jigsaw is filling in, piece by piece, according to this report from the New York Times (registration required).

"I spent some time on the phone with the Kerry campaign seniors yesterday," Mr. Burkett wrote on Aug. 21 in an e-mail letter circulated to a list of about 600 Texas Democrats.

On Sept. 4, shortly before CBS News broadcast its report, Mr. Burkett told the Democratic e-mail list he had a hunch that more material might soon emerge to embarrass the president. "No proof, just gut instinct,"