DC Trawler

Hey, remember Rielle Hunter?

With all the talk about stay-at-home moms right now, this story seems relevant. After all, Rielle Hunter stayed at home — well, a series of secretly rented mansions — and took care of her baby while the father was out there paying the bills.

The Hill:

Witnesses at the upcoming criminal trial of John Edwards will include the former North Carolina senator’s eldest daughter, staffers from his 2008 presidential campaign, and mistress Rielle Hunter, according to a witness list obtained by The Associated Press.

Edwards faces six criminal charges stemming from almost $1 million in payments from campaign donors to Hunter in an attempt to hide her pregnancy during his 2008 bid for the White House.

He has pleaded not guilty to the charges, which include conspiracy, false statements and four counts of receiving illegal campaign contributions.

But settle down, Hilary Rosen. You can’t accuse Rielle of never working a day in her life. Among other high points in her illustrious career, she was the auteur behind this:

Just think: If liberals and the mainstream media (PTR) had succeeded in sweeping the John Edwards/Rielle Hunter story under the rug, right now he’d have a high-level position in the Obama administration. He’d be out there accusing Republicans of waging a War on Women. But they couldn’t keep a lid on the story, even though we weren’t supposed to talk about it out of respect for his late wife, who had cancer.

Y’know. Like Ann Romney.