It seems as if former President Grover Cleveland is in the news once more. Recently, as GJR reported [See History or His Story?], how a journalist/author revised history of Cleveland’s supposed fathering of a child out of wedlock. (It’s unclear
whether or not former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger took note of this issue.)
Now, NPR has reported on how Cleveland kept from the press – and the American public – his operation.
So what’s in he water here, and why has a president of more than 100 years ago suddenly becoming fodder for media commentary? Let’s hope that President Obama will soon begin making some gaffess so the press might focus on modern-day White House skullduggery, rather than having to unearth and manufacture 19-Century political dirt.