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MADem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-12-09 02:22 PM
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99. Some psychotropic drugs are said to depress the libido, perhaps?
Laura's the smart one--maybe she just knew how to keep her mouth shut and her scehdule such that, if she was horsing around, no one would take note.

Doesn't have to be "the" criteria, but it's part of a larger picture, and needs to be put in context. When you add in a dying wife to an affair with a woman who can only be called a fucking free-and-easy flake, and a baby that looks way too much like the candidate for comfort, and a ton of money changing hands from several sources, and the use of that dying wife as an example of both family harmony and resilience, well, that's pretty fucking craven.
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  -Edwards Staff Had Affair 'Doomsday' Strategy kpete  May-10-09 12:13 PM   #0 
  - Wow starting an article with a George Will reference  underpants   May-10-09 12:16 PM   #1 
  - So Cokie doesn't know a single couple in DC who stayed together for political reasons?  underpants   May-10-09 12:32 PM   #3 
  - The "article" is just a rehashing of part of the "This Week" roundtable.  MADem   May-10-09 01:21 PM   #18 
  - This is a bullshit story.  FourScore   May-10-09 10:36 PM   #76 
  - That is an amazing development  Adelante   May-10-09 12:29 PM   #2 
  - But a good point was made during This Week--who knows how the primary  No Elephants   May-10-09 12:45 PM   #7 
  - I didn't see the interview  Adelante   May-10-09 12:56 PM   #12 
  - There is a link to the entire roundtable at the bottom of the synopsis.  MADem   May-10-09 01:24 PM   #19 
  - Iowa's Des Moines Register polls for second choice  karynnj   May-11-09 01:32 PM   #94 
  - I agree with your assessment. NT  MADem   May-10-09 01:33 PM   #24 
     - I keep thinking about something I read about the National Enquirer editor-in-chief  Adelante   May-10-09 02:02 PM   #27 
        - Could be--I'm guessing the oppo was well researched, too.  MADem   May-10-09 03:58 PM   #39 
  - With friends like that, who needs enemies? nt  Old Coot   May-10-09 12:41 PM   #4 
  - Welcome to DU, Old Coot! n/t  pnwmom   May-10-09 06:27 PM   #66 
  - But, George... He didn't win the nomination and the system worked.  Hugin   May-10-09 12:42 PM   #5 
  - What a crowd of backstabbing douches! Whose business is it that  Somawas   May-10-09 12:43 PM   #6 
  - If Rielle had been the October surprise, it damned well might have been the business of the entire  No Elephants   May-10-09 12:48 PM   #8 
  - Valid points, all.  MADem   May-10-09 01:26 PM   #20 
  - i agree. thank you. n/t.  okieinpain   May-11-09 08:17 AM   #93 
  - Thank you!  Christa   May-10-09 12:51 PM   #9 
  - I care that a man cheated on a dying woman and exposed her and their kids to this at this time. I  No Elephants   May-10-09 01:16 PM   #15 
  - No one is perfect  Christa   May-10-09 01:41 PM   #26 
  - That is true  rpannier   May-10-09 05:29 PM   #62 
  - Should Bill Clinton have been president?  JDPriestly   May-10-09 11:37 PM   #79 
  - Sorry, but with what happened to Bill Clinton as an example  customerserviceguy   May-10-09 08:47 PM   #70 
  - And don't ever forget how fucking Edwards was PUBLICLY SCOLDING CLINTON  TankLV   May-10-09 09:28 PM   #74 
  - We cant afford this now  Bert   May-10-09 11:51 PM   #82 
  - Bingo! I hate to say it because I supported Edwards  Triana   May-10-09 02:21 PM   #29 
  - We All Do - But I Don't Think You See What Some of the Rest of Us Do  NashVegas   May-10-09 07:46 PM   #67 
  - And I care that Edwards was the only candidate that really understood  JDPriestly   May-10-09 11:36 PM   #78 
  - We're still under the shadow of the Clenis 11 years after the fact  XemaSab   May-10-09 01:28 PM   #21 
  - Well, for one thing  skepticscott   May-10-09 04:15 PM   #45 
  - Clinton lied to Hillary, but he did a great job as president.  JDPriestly   May-10-09 11:38 PM   #80 
  - the pos used the sacredness of marriage and his marriage in particular  cali   May-10-09 04:27 PM   #52 
  - Exactly. And I wonder if this is even true.  EFerrari   May-10-09 12:57 PM   #13 
  - The tragedy would have been if Rielle and her mysterious infant had been the October surprise,  No Elephants   May-10-09 01:09 PM   #14 
     - People getting killed is a tragedy. A politician getting busted for  EFerrari   May-10-09 02:26 PM   #30 
     - I like you EFerrari  Catch22Dem   May-10-09 02:31 PM   #31 
     - Enough people liked McCain/Palin too give them far more votes...  Frank Cannon   May-10-09 03:36 PM   #37 
     - You may be right, Frank. But wasn't Sarah Palin's daughter walking around  EFerrari   May-10-09 03:42 PM   #38 
        - But Bristol Palin was neither running for President (or anything else) nor  No Elephants   May-10-09 04:03 PM   #42 
        - I have a hard time believing Americans would choose McCain  EFerrari   May-10-09 04:10 PM   #43 
           - Cheating on your cancer-stricken wife "proves you are a man" in some circles  oberliner   May-10-09 04:16 PM   #46 
           - Human circles? I didn't say I agreed with that viewpoint  EFerrari   May-10-09 04:18 PM   #48 
              - Again, you limit to an affair. You left out the part about a wife dying of cancer and  No Elephants   May-10-09 04:32 PM   #55 
              - There is noting extraordinary about the real daily lives of real people  EFerrari   May-10-09 05:01 PM   #59 
              - I'm glad I've never met anyone in any of those circles  oberliner   May-10-09 04:45 PM   #56 
                 - That would be the extreme version of the story, that's right. n/t  EFerrari   May-10-09 05:02 PM   #60 
           - In my posts, I have been assuming that he might not have had two weeks, though.  No Elephants   May-10-09 04:18 PM   #47 
              - It's also very difficult to believe that if Edwards was that close  EFerrari   May-10-09 04:22 PM   #50 
                 - As long as we deal in "very difficult to believe," we are dealing solely in  No Elephants   May-10-09 04:48 PM   #58 
                    - Bush I also did, it is rumored. And, of course, the timing of Reagan's  JDPriestly   May-10-09 11:50 PM   #81 
                    - I think we can distinguish between an affair 25 or so years before running for office and an  No Elephants   May-11-09 05:59 AM   #90 
                    - LBJ is said to have been a womanizer, yes. And remember  EFerrari   May-11-09 02:05 AM   #87 
                    - Rumors vs. caught in the woman's hotel at 2 am, after the Enquirer has  No Elephants   May-11-09 06:05 AM   #91 
                    - I'd like to know what Doris Kearns Goodwin knows about LBJ's private habits.  MADem   May-12-09 02:17 PM   #98 
        - But as always, IOKIYAR. nt  tblue37   May-10-09 05:41 PM   #63 
     - I said that a McCain Palin administration would have been a tragedy, not  No Elephants   May-10-09 03:58 PM   #40 
     - Thanks for the clarification. n/t  EFerrari   May-10-09 04:11 PM   #44 
     - i think the election could've been a lot closer  PittPoliSci   May-10-09 08:57 PM   #72 
        - That's true. And with so many venues that use all touch screen  EFerrari   May-11-09 01:42 AM   #86 
     - Bush never once had a sex scandal. Not the whole 8 years.  aquart   May-10-09 05:57 PM   #64 
        - "So far as we know" is right. But, when did I say that any kind of extra marital affair at any  No Elephants   May-11-09 06:21 AM   #92 
        - Some psychotropic drugs are said to depress the libido, perhaps?  MADem   May-12-09 02:22 PM   #99 
  - It's fucking  Cha   May-10-09 03:20 PM   #33 
  - ESPECIALLY when his WIFE has CANCER and so Does the USA!  spooked   May-10-09 04:47 PM   #57 
  - According to Edwards during the campaign it was the voters' business.  Garbo 2004   May-10-09 04:19 PM   #49 
  - that isn't the point.  PittPoliSci   May-10-09 08:55 PM   #71 
  - In theory, you're right. In theory.  bluestateguy   May-10-09 10:55 PM   #77 
  - Unlike you, they probably cared about winning elections. nt  anonymous171   May-11-09 02:25 AM   #88 
  - I doubt it would have mattered if he'd been honest about it...  Baby Snooks   May-10-09 12:51 PM   #10 
  - Being honest about it would have shown that he was (a) in touch with reality and (b) at least  No Elephants   May-10-09 01:18 PM   #16 
  - The thing is, for most public figures "hide and hush" and "being honest"  EFerrari   May-10-09 02:38 PM   #32 
  - George Will and Newt Gingrich, the intellectual future of the Republican........  pattmarty   May-10-09 12:53 PM   #11 
  - It wasn't George Will who put forward the Doomsday Strategy.  MADem   May-10-09 01:36 PM   #25 
  - It didn't matter to me, Wills is a pompous no nothing windbag................  pattmarty   May-10-09 04:27 PM   #53 
  - Newt Gingrich has no right to criticize someone for having an affair.  JDPriestly   May-10-09 11:54 PM   #83 
  - I would be interested in knowing how they  madaboutharry   May-10-09 01:19 PM   #17 
  - Yeah, If he'd won  Turbineguy   May-10-09 01:30 PM   #22 
  - Why not just resign?  Necon-Be-Gone   May-10-09 01:30 PM   #23 
  - No.  troubleinwinter   May-10-09 02:09 PM   #28 
  - it's not the sex - it's the lying and deceit and the cover up (as in watergate) nt  msongs   May-10-09 03:21 PM   #34 
  - GREAT NEWS! too bad there weren't similarly PATRIOTIC Americans who are also REPUKES...  TankLV   May-10-09 03:28 PM   #35 
  - to the Edwards haters  Divine Discontent   May-10-09 03:32 PM   #36 
  - Obviously, you mean Edwards' critics, since no has posted that they hate him. And you are  No Elephants   May-10-09 04:25 PM   #51 
  - Aye  NashVegas   May-10-09 07:52 PM   #68 
     - That's weird  XemaSab   May-10-09 08:04 PM   #69 
     - That's Even Weirder  NashVegas   May-11-09 02:59 PM   #97 
     - I voted for Edwards in the primary -- after he had dropped out,  JDPriestly   May-10-09 11:56 PM   #84 
  - that is not true, even after Edwards left, Obama continued to lead  JI7   May-10-09 06:21 PM   #65 
  - I never trusted Edwards from the get-go. Especially since his ANTI-GAY stances...  TankLV   May-10-09 09:26 PM   #73 
  - Don't you mean McCain would have won?...  misanthrope   May-11-09 01:59 PM   #96 
  - George Will.  high density   May-10-09 03:59 PM   #41 
  - Right-fucking someone besides one spouse is enough to take matters in ones own hands for the nations  LaPera   May-10-09 04:30 PM   #54 
  - in the real world, this shit can wreck a campaign  cali   May-11-09 01:44 PM   #95 
  - ABC contributor George Will...  rpannier   May-10-09 05:27 PM   #61 
  - You know, that's kind of shitty. They took campaign contributions from people knowing that he would  SemiCharmedQuark   May-10-09 10:19 PM   #75 
  - and thats really wrong. I gave plenty. I like what he stood up for  Divine Discontent   May-11-09 02:35 AM   #89 
  - Regarding the alleged "doomsday" strategy  Liberal813   May-11-09 01:08 AM   #85 
 

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