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TheWraith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-08-08 05:31 PM
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79. The issue is damage control, though.
As long as he's admitting to the affair, if the kid is his, he'd be best off saying that right away, and letting the whole thing burn off all at once.

Not saying that's bulletproof, or that he'd necessarily listen, but there's that argument.
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  -Wow! Edwards had an affair an adult woman? He's supposed to target children! devilgrrl  Aug-08-08 02:28 PM   #0 
  - He says the kid's not his.  TheWraith   Aug-08-08 02:31 PM   #1 
  - Yeah he also claimed originally he hadn't screwed this woman either  Mystery2Me   Aug-08-08 02:41 PM   #5 
     - The issue is damage control, though.  TheWraith   Aug-08-08 05:31 PM   #79 
  - may not be to you but I sure feel for his wife. He can't bring himself to  arthritisR_US   Aug-08-08 02:34 PM   #2 
  - Ahem  nels25   Aug-08-08 02:38 PM   #3 
  - A really stupid, narcissistic, impulsive, selfish one. n/t  geek tragedy   Aug-08-08 02:40 PM   #4 
  - John Edwards destroyed the sanctity of marriage - how will I ever sleep again?  devilgrrl   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #6 
  - excuse me; that happened in California a few weeks ago  JanMichael   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #7 
  - So I can assume that when a Republican does the same thing, that'll be okay?  Zavulon   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #8 
  - I am sure he is waiting with baited breath for your  JanMichael   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #10 
  - He's got a long wait ahead of him.  Zavulon   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #18 
  - Why?  Parche   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #11 
  - You trivialize a situation that could have meant the end of the world.  Big Blue Marble   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #13 
  - He Never Lied  Parche   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #15 
     - of course it's between him and his wife....  renate   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #28 
     - He lied on TV as little oas two weeks ago.  Big Blue Marble   Aug-08-08 03:43 PM   #72 
  - He may have broken the law  AngryAmish   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #21 
     - He Who Flatulates In Church Sits In Their Own Pew  Parche   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #23 
        - That is where we disagree, my friend  AngryAmish   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #24 
        - There is nothing wrong with having affairs?  StrongBad   Aug-08-08 04:34 PM   #77 
  - It's not your job to excuse anyone.  English Lady   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #12 
     - No, it's not "OK."  Zavulon   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #17 
  - well, according to your other OP you will sleep fine - with edwards....  The Straight Story   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #9 
  - Oh, you will, don't worry.  NCevilDUer   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #14 
  - It's all that gay marriage popping up around the country that made him do it.  JackBeck   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #16 
  - !  jonnyblitz   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #22 
  - This is more important then the Anthrax case.  Bright Eyes   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #19 
  - And who cares about dead soldiers and civilians in Iraq?  Cheap_Trick   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #26 
  - You could post a dozen more threads on the issue  DS1   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #20 
  - Absolutely. Just as many as there were about his house and hair.  devilgrrl   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #27 
  - Very cool and snarky! Well done! You are sooooo hip. n/t  Peregrine Took   Aug-08-08 03:21 PM   #25 
     - Oh, I think you got me on the hip thing.  devilgrrl   Aug-08-08 03:24 PM   # 
  - John Edwards is proof that Republicans are more moral! McCain 2008!  devilgrrl   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #29 
  - It would be great for us if McCain tried to use this, considering his past.  polichick   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #30 
  - Edwards has hurt and deceived alot of supporters.  ingac70   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #31 
  - I have to say my "phony-dar" went off every time I saw him. There was just  Peregrine Took   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #36 
  - he probably doesn't like his "do" touched...  ingac70   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #37 
  - I disagree  hopewell1985   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #39 
     - But it effected the 2000 election. n/t  ingac70   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #41 
     - Florida  hopewell1985   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #42 
        - Al losing states Clinton won...  ingac70   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #43 
           - Blame Al  hopewell1985   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #45 
     - umm, you think if Edwards were to be our nominee and this came out  book_worm   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #44 
        - It wouldn't  hopewell1985   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #46 
  - Jeff Gannon agrees.  Octafish   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #32 
  - No. Just apply the same standard to both and I'm cool  LittleClarkie   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #33 
  - What did I miss, because I have no idea what you are talking about.  madinmaryland   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #34 
  - John Edwards likes the ladies.  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #40 
  - How many more threads will you be  edwardsguy   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #35 
  - I may beat alot of things to death, but this is not one of them.  madinmaryland   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #47 
  - Stop spamming.  Blue-Jay   Aug-08-08 03:22 PM   #38 
  - Too bad John Edwards didn't fess up during the campaign - I still would have voted for him!!!!!!!!  devilgrrl   Aug-08-08 03:23 PM   #48 
  - comes 9  edwardsguy   Aug-08-08 03:23 PM   #49 
  - I'm sorry, is my sticking up for Edwards too much for you "edwardsguy"?  devilgrrl   Aug-08-08 03:23 PM   #50 
     - How many threads do you need to make your point  edwardsguy   Aug-08-08 03:23 PM   #53 
        - As many as my mind will think of.  devilgrrl   Aug-08-08 03:23 PM   #58 
  - Do you beleive that it would have gotten him more votes?  Freddie Stubbs   Aug-08-08 03:23 PM   #51 
  - Yes, I do.  devilgrrl   Aug-08-08 03:23 PM   #54 
     - So, he just must not be a smart politician, since he wasn't protecting Elizabeth by lying,  Freddie Stubbs   Aug-08-08 03:23 PM   #56 
  - His wife is probably not going to live much longer...  ingac70   Aug-08-08 03:23 PM   #52 
  - I certainly hope she has many long and happy years in front of her...  Mass   Aug-08-08 03:23 PM   #55 
  - Do you have any hobbies?  King Sandbox   Aug-08-08 03:23 PM   #57 
     - Yes. Responding to your posts.  devilgrrl   Aug-08-08 03:23 PM   #59 
  - John Edwards' lying trumps anything the BFEE has done the past 8 years.  devilgrrl   Aug-08-08 03:24 PM   #60 
     - That's our LIBERAL media!  redqueen   Aug-08-08 03:24 PM   #61 
     - The A-Bomb Was A Necessary Evil  Parche   Aug-08-08 03:24 PM   #62 
     - No  MannyGoldstein   Aug-08-08 03:24 PM   #63 
     - Thank you  malaise   Aug-08-08 03:24 PM   #64 
     - Bullshit. There is absolutely no comparison. John Edwards never killed anyone.  juajen   Aug-08-08 03:24 PM   #65 
     - Neither did Clinton, with his sexual issues.  Stuart G   Aug-08-08 03:24 PM   #66 
        - If it bleeds (or spurts), it leads.  electropop   Aug-08-08 03:24 PM   #69 
     - Straw man  Finnfan   Aug-08-08 03:24 PM   #67 
        - This is important - this effects getting food to put on your family - quit trying to pretend  devilgrrl   Aug-08-08 03:24 PM   #68 
           - Yes, that is another excellent example.  Finnfan   Aug-08-08 03:24 PM   #70 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-08-08 03:25 PM   #71 
                 - Whooooa... way to make it personal. You might need to take a break.  PelosiFan   Aug-08-08 03:55 PM   #73 
                 - Oh, so his original comment wasn't personal? Tit for tat.  devilgrrl   Aug-08-08 04:28 PM   #75 
                 - Wow, um, good argument.  SarahBelle   Aug-08-08 04:20 PM   #74 
                    - This whole affair reaction is further proof that nothing will change after * is out 1/20/09.  devilgrrl   Aug-08-08 04:31 PM   #76 
                       - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-08-08 04:50 PM   #78 

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