Slate explains why Larry Craig's toe-tap was news but John Edwards illegitimate child isn't.
So why hasn't the press commented on the story yet? Is it because it broke too late yesterday afternoon, and news organizations want to investigate it for themselves before writing about it? Or are they observing a double standard that says homo-hypocrisy is indefensible but that hetero-hypocrisy deserves an automatic bye?
If you think "everybody does it," then it's not a big deal.