And if the press had decided to write a musical of the John Edwards-Rielle Hunter saga, would it have involved a singing tumor? Be forewarned of tastelessness. Courtesy of the cavalier McSweeney’s.
The guy who wrote it, Ben Greenman, has also penned musicals about O.J. Simpson (If I Did It! The Musical), Eliot Spitzer, Al Gore (Nobel! The Musical), and Larry Craig (with bit parts for Judith Regan, Little Eliot, Sean Hannity, and in the Craig piece, a Greek chorus of journalists who intone, “I had what I needed/And so I proceeded”). Somebody call next verse.