Of course, she hasn't acknowledged that Lawton is a story yet, 20 hours after the fact. So much for breaking news.
Updated: Bader walks it back. 10/27/09
11:23 AM STATEMENT FROM JERRY BADER CONCERNING THE BARBARA LAWTON STORY:
I HAVE LOST CONFIDENCE IN THE SOURCES THAT PROVIDED INFORMATION YESTERDAY REGARDING LT. GOV BARBARA LAWTON. THEREFORE I CANNOT STAND BY THE STORY POSTED YESTERDAY.
Notice it's not about him accepting responsibility for running with a story he couldn't back up. Bader blames his sources.
On the other hand, Binversie just drops the story down the memory hole.
I have also removed my later post on this matter.
Updated 10/28: The sleazebucket Bader is still at it. He still has his original link up with the same title but now there's a different soundbite behind it that speculates (He stresses three times that he's speculating. That's the same number of times he saud he was "Reporting factually," on Monday.) that "someone" applied leverage to get Lawton to step aside.
First, he drops his first story down the memory hole and says that there has been "talk" about the reasons she left the race.
Second, he pretends that he's not a part of the story.
Third, he's pimping it from the same link as if he was right all along.
It's no wonder you hear him referred to as a cut-rate Sykes, Even Chuck had better sense than to bite into the turd that Bader swore by.