The same supposed authorities who publicly convicted John and Patsy Ramsey of killing their daughter 10 years ago have returned to cast the same dubious aspersions on John Mark Karr.
It's one thing to report a story, it's another to obsess over every detail at the expense of real news. Wall-to-wall coverage of the JonBenet case continues on every major news channel, despite Israel's violation of the cease-fire, the ruling against wiretapping, and Iran's missile tests.
The "Daily Show" host reminds us why news networks had no trouble indulging in another round of wild speculation regarding the 6-year-old girl's unsolved killing: For the media, JonBenet is known as ? oxygen.
UPDATE: Authorities are questioning the veracity of the supposed confession described below. John Mark Karr, a 41-year-old schoolteacher, has admitted to kidnapping and killing JonBenet Ramsey. The surprise confession comes after 10 years of dead-ends and false accusations in a mystery that gripped the American imagination?and airwaves. UPDATE: Thai authorities said Karr told them he drugged and had sex with the child, and then realized he had "accidentally" killed her.