In a story still developing, information was leaked that Joe McCarthy is the biological father of Karl Rove. It is well known that the name Rove is taken by Karl from his step-father.
Sources are developing on two well respected internet sites, The Onion and Dead Serious News. More information should be forthcoming in the next several days.
While it has been speculated as to why "Bush's Brain" would reveal his biological father many may now understand Rove's reluctance at being associated with the infamous Joseph McCarthy as the excerpts below describe;
The late Joseph R. McCarthy, a United States Senator from Wisconsin, was in many ways the most gifted demagogue ever bred on these shores. No bolder seditionist ever moved among us--nor any politician with a surer, swifter access to the dark places of the American mind. The major phase of McCarthy's career was mercifully short. It began in 1950, three years after he had taken his seat in the Senate, where he had seemed a dim and inconsiderable figure. It ended in 1954, when the Senate passed a resolution of censure against him. That was three years before his death at the age of forty-eight. Both his rise and his fall were accomplished with breathtaking speed.
Born and raised on a Wisconsin farm, McCarthy earned a law degree at Marquette University in 1935 and was elected as a circuit judge in 1939, the youngest in state history. At age 33, McCarthy volunteered for the United States Marine Corps and served during World War II. He successfully ran for the United States Senate in 1946, defeating Robert M. La Follette, Jr. After three largely undistinguished years in the Senate, McCarthy rose suddenly to national fame in February 1950 when he asserted in a speech that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who were employed in the State Department. McCarthy was never able to prove his sensational charge.
So telling tales to the American public comes naturally to Karl. Karl also learned not to get in front of the cameras to often. Find a fool to rule, and let him take the brunt of the public abuse when the stories don't prove out.
Tellgunner Joe and Karl Rove, father and son.