May 31, 2005

Deep Throat reveals himself at last

Today's top news story: One of the great mysteries that has fascinated history buffs for 30 years has been solved. Former FBI deputy W. Mark Felt revealed that he was the infamous informant "Deep Throat" who helped WaPo reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein follow the money trail that uncovered the White House coverup of the Watergate break-ins that ultimately brought down Richard Nixon. [Full Story]

Since I was three at the time Nixon resigned, effectively there has never been a time for me without the mystery of Deep Throat. Today's revelation seems somewhat . . . anticlimactic. I guess a world with one less Big Mystery in it is just a little emptier, somehow.