Friday, July 10, 2009

Oh Ricky

I'm sure every now and then a reporter gets to craft a sentence s/he really enjoys.

Hampton initially reached out to Fox News urging them to report the affair, but Ensign admitted the affair before news outlets made it public. In an interview that aired Thursday, Hampton accused ex-Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.), a Fox News contributor, of leaking word of his letter to Ensign.

A phone call to Santorum's assistant at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and an e-mail to Santorum's personal account were not immediately answered Friday morning.

(emphasis mine)