The right-wing Boston Herald reaches into the gutter:
Mag: Ted K's secret love child a secret no more
The National Enquirer splashes this week with a shocking story about Sen. Ted Kennedy's secret love child with a Cape Cod woman whom the mag says he dated during his days as a swinging single.
According to the tabloid's source, the boy, named Christopher, just celebrated his 21st birthday and is "mature enough to make his own choices about his background and biological father."
A Kennedy family confidante told the Enquirer, "This is one of the biggest secrets in the Kennedy family and known to only a few people including Ted's ex-wife, Joan."
As for the senator, his spokesgal Melissa Wagoner last night called the tabloid tale "irresponsible fiction."...
Curious that the story should surface at this exact moment, don't you think?