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August 08, 2008

"Son of a Mill Worker"

From last year. Bob Shrum revealed this about the Talented Mr. Edwards:

Kerry talked with several potential picks, including Gephardt and Edwards. He was comfortable after his conversations with Gephardt, but even queasier about Edwards after they met. Edwards had told Kerry he was going to share a story with him that he’d never told anyone else—that after his son Wade had been killed, he climbed onto the slab at the funeral home, laid there and hugged his body, and promised that he’d do all he could to make life better for people, to live up to Wade’s ideals of service. Kerry was stunned, not moved, because, as he told me later, Edwards had recounted the same exact story to him, almost in the exact same words, a year or two before—and with the same preface, that he’d never shared the memory with anyone else. Kerry said he found it chilling...

I find Edwards' claim that he granted the interview to ABC to protect the Hunter and Young families from harassment... very plausible, actually!

And only "chilling" if "chilling" means "poignantly, even pungently sweet."


Two Secret Messages Just Went Out from the DNC to the MSM... But I can't decode them, alas.

In case maybe you guys can, here are the media's fresh orders:

1) TECTOPR ACKBAR

2) GENEVA BETHIZEAL


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