For those who had been doubting the Mayor O'Malley marriage rumors—like us—but wondering what the source was, wonder no longer. It was Gov. Ehrlich associate Joseph Steffen, director of communications at the Maryland Insurance Administration, who posted the rumors on FreeRepublic.com. He resigned. Sun story; Post story. Money quote: Steffen says of the guv's knowledge of the Freepers, "I don't even think he knows where the Web site is."
Update: O'Malley responds