All roads lead to Josh Marshall’s little known Asia expert Chris Nelson***. Outside of the frequent mentions on Talking Points Memo as a influential source, he’s pretty much unknown to Google. His newsletter has a mysterious habit of only being quoted at length on Talking Points Memo.
And what the hell happened at 60 Minutes? They had a story in the can, ready to run Sunday.
Was it cold feet or scadenfreude?
*** Little known to the blogosphere. If you’re a DC based Asian policy analyst you’ve probably heard of him…