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October 11, 2007

That National Enquirer Story On John Edwards' "Loud Heart"

There are no secrets on-line. The internet is a world class cheating machine, but also a world class secrets exposing machine.

In one bombshell e-mail message provided to The NATIONAL ENQUIRER, the woman confesses to a friend she's "in love with John," but it's "difficult because he is married and has kids."

In another e-mail, she writes: "Last night and this a.m., he actually has amazed me. He is a great man. My heart is loud and my head is silenced."

Disclosed her friend: "She initially confided in a few of her closest pals that she was sleeping with 'a married man named John.'

"It became clear the married man was John Edwards. They got together whenever they could, mostly at hotels where Edwards and his campaign staff stayed."

The woman later spelled it out in a phone call to her pal and talked openly about having an affair with Edwards.

The friend says the woman told her that she "had a crush on John. One thing led to another, and they soon ended up in bed together. But she knew there was no way he was going to leave Elizabeth, a wife battling cancer."

...

His spokesman said that allegations Edwards had an affair are "false, absolute nonsense."

The woman's friend told The NATIONAL ENQUIRER: "As the affair went on, she said that both she and John began to feel real guilty and they decided to end it."

Emails can be faked, but I imagine the National Enquirer has done some amount of legal legwork and determined that the headers and such in the email are real or at least good enough forgeries to withstand a defamation suit.


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