From the comments at
Megan McArdle (February 23, 2008) - Swinging from their own petard: "...It should be noted that the Times ran a similarly crappy, anonymously sourced story about the Clintons leading 'separate lives' a year or so back. So, I don't think this is necessarily a case of nailing the Times for bias as opposed to just being really poorly managed. Reporters will be happy to print many half-baked, poorly sourced stories. It's the editors who provide the counter balance..."