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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-16-10 08:55 AM
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24. He was so handsome and popular
Elizabeth was smart and grounded (and good-looking) - yet I always felt as if there was a mis-match there - I genuinely wondered how he could not stray. Sadly, my intuition was correct.
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  -John Edwards. Surprised? Not Surprised? Kurt_and_Hunter  Mar-16-10 07:53 AM   #0 
  - nothing could about this guy  quinnox   Mar-16-10 07:54 AM   #1 
  - Here is what surprises me. A man can take us into an illegal war, and kill millions,  midnight   Mar-16-10 07:56 AM   #2 
  - That's what I would be talking about as well.  Mira   Mar-16-10 08:50 AM   #21 
  - So now when corrupt politicians w/poor impulse control illegally funnel 1.5M+ to their road nookie  Maru Kitteh   Mar-16-10 10:35 AM   #58 
     - YOu know what, I spaced that. Is it confirmed he did that?  Mira   Mar-16-10 12:47 PM   #71 
  - ... well, "god" told him to do it . . . whereas the rest of the stuff is about S E X -- !!!  defendandprotect   Mar-16-10 10:27 AM   #53 
  - I was not surprised that he was "wrong", but I am still amazed how  old mark   Mar-16-10 07:56 AM   #3 
  - Have other women come forward . . . or did he suddenly go nuts?  defendandprotect   Mar-16-10 10:28 AM   #54 
  - I was surprised  el_bryanto   Mar-16-10 07:59 AM   #4 
  - I felt the same way,  PRETZEL   Mar-16-10 08:33 AM   #11 
  - Obviously, many see a connection between betrayal of wife/family as  defendandprotect   Mar-16-10 10:32 AM   #57 
  - Exactly my thoughts.... I was originally for Kucinich and then Edwards...  LakeSamish706   Mar-16-10 09:54 AM   #42 
     - Again . .. can we separate sexual "honesty" from political agenda "honesty" . . .  defendandprotect   Mar-16-10 10:35 AM   #59 
        - women tend to equate familial "honesty"  marions ghost   Mar-16-10 11:52 AM   #67 
        - He channeled money donated to his anti-poverty program  XemaSab   Mar-16-10 01:54 PM   #76 
  - Boy, he really had me fooled.  TheCowsCameHome   Mar-16-10 08:01 AM   #5 
  - The depth does  zipplewrath   Mar-16-10 08:04 AM   #6 
  - Thats kind of insulting to Bill Clinton, he is still a major force  quinnox   Mar-16-10 08:07 AM   #7 
  - Gore's loss  zipplewrath   Mar-16-10 08:35 AM   #13 
  - huh, so you are blaming Clinton for Gore losing?  quinnox   Mar-16-10 08:44 AM   #17 
  - Actually, Gore did  zipplewrath   Mar-16-10 09:29 AM   #36 
  - lulz, I read this all wrong  XemaSab   Mar-16-10 01:56 PM   #77 
  - Baloney - if Clinton had been caught BEFORE he became president there'd be NO DIFFERENCE whatsoever  blm   Mar-16-10 08:44 AM   #18 
     - I'm well aware of your hatred for the Clintons  quinnox   Mar-16-10 08:52 AM   #22 
        - Clinton was Bush's top Dem salesperson and he used his 2004 booktour to defend Bush on Iraq.  blm   Mar-16-10 09:01 AM   #27 
           - Did the Clintons kill your dog or something?  quinnox   Mar-16-10 09:11 AM   #31 
              - Politically I don't  zipplewrath   Mar-16-10 09:32 AM   #37 
              - And if Edwards had become president BEFORE he was caught, he'd be no different than Clinton.  blm   Mar-16-10 10:12 AM   #46 
              - I remember now, you are a John Kerry loyalist  quinnox   Mar-16-10 10:17 AM   #48 
                 - You have no honest answer so you claim RW conspiracy? Care to back that up?  blm   Mar-16-10 10:22 AM   #49 
                    - I'm done talking about this  quinnox   Mar-16-10 10:31 AM   #55 
                       - heheh...YOU claimed Edwards and Clinton were not comparable and I differed  blm   Mar-16-10 10:58 AM   #63 
              - Not the mention the CRIME:  XemaSab   Mar-16-10 02:01 PM   #78 
  - What both Edwards and Clinton did was wrong and stupid  elocs   Mar-16-10 08:58 AM   #25 
  - How deeply connected is the sexual ego and political ego?  defendandprotect   Mar-16-10 10:42 AM   #60 
  - Other: Still upset over the stupidity of Gary Hart. n/t  FSogol   Mar-16-10 08:11 AM   #8 
  - Me, too!  Bryn   Mar-16-10 10:11 AM   #45 
  - What surprises me is only that he has taken 100% of the denunciation  hlthe2b   Mar-16-10 08:15 AM   #9 
  - That doesn't surprise me.  karynnj   Mar-16-10 08:53 AM   #23 
  - I have seen nothing "trashing" her nor suggesting she was  hlthe2b   Mar-16-10 09:27 AM   #35 
     - What are you speaking of?  karynnj   Mar-16-10 10:13 AM   #47 
        - Infamy and celebrity have become one and the same in our bizarre  hlthe2b   Mar-16-10 11:05 AM   #65 
           - They are not the same, what they have in common is that they will both be covered by the media.  karynnj   Mar-16-10 01:08 PM   #72 
              - and you inexplicably  hlthe2b   Mar-16-10 01:10 PM   #73 
                 - NOOOOOO I never defended her -ever.  karynnj   Mar-16-10 01:38 PM   #75 
  - She's being treated like a celebrity with photo spreads, newspaper coverage, etc.  FSogol   Mar-16-10 10:31 AM   #56 
     - Exactly..  hlthe2b   Mar-16-10 11:02 AM   #64 
  - disappointed - I thought he was better than this n/t  2Design   Mar-16-10 08:32 AM   #10 
  - Considering a plurality of DUers supported him during the primaries I would think most would say yes  onehandle   Mar-16-10 08:34 AM   #12 
  - Really? I don't recall a "plurality" supporting him. Many (including myself)  Kahuna   Mar-16-10 09:42 AM   #38 
     - Polls at DU consistently had Edwards as our top choice.  onehandle   Mar-16-10 11:10 AM   #66 
  - I was really surprised.  dawg   Mar-16-10 08:39 AM   #14 
  - Don't be ashamed. Many are fooled.  marions ghost   Mar-16-10 08:59 AM   #26 
  - I had him pegged in 2004 and I tried warning folks here about him in 2008  cali   Mar-16-10 09:26 AM   #34 
  - Nope, saw this one coming a mile away.  tritsofme   Mar-16-10 08:39 AM   #15 
  - Forgot the "Don't care" option. n/t  seabeckind   Mar-16-10 08:43 AM   #16 
  - I tried really hard to like this guy but was never able to pull it off.  nevergiveup   Mar-16-10 08:47 AM   #19 
  - Surprised that he did not have the discipline needed to stay true to Elizabeth  karynnj   Mar-16-10 08:48 AM   #20 
  - He was so handsome and popular  HughMoran   Mar-16-10 08:55 AM   #24 
  - I admit being surprised  Cirque du So-What   Mar-16-10 09:02 AM   #28 
  - Today, under George W. Bush, there are two  deaniac21   Mar-16-10 09:02 AM   #29 
  - LOL  deutsey   Mar-16-10 10:08 AM   #44 
  - Although I had long considered him a shyster, I AM surprised that he  Kahuna   Mar-16-10 09:06 AM   #30 
  - And all this time, the right-wing media was implying he was gay.  Ian David   Mar-16-10 09:22 AM   #32 
  - Ah, would that he had been gay, and an honest man aside from his marital deception  Berry Cool   Mar-16-10 09:44 AM   #39 
  - They were? Hadn't heard that before . . . !!! Wow!  defendandprotect   Mar-16-10 10:44 AM   #61 
  - My gut told me there was something wrong with this guy  NJmaverick   Mar-16-10 09:23 AM   #33 
  - Nope, not a bit.....  MicaelS   Mar-16-10 09:45 AM   #40 
  - Nothing generates posts...  Robeson   Mar-16-10 09:48 AM   #41 
  - I always liked his "two Americas" rhetoric but I was also put off by him as a person  deutsey   Mar-16-10 10:06 AM   #43 
  - Mildly and humorously surprised at the sexual antics . . .  defendandprotect   Mar-16-10 10:22 AM   #50 
  - "the sexual stuff"  marions ghost   Mar-16-10 12:01 PM   #68 
  - Wealthy, boyishly attractive, smooth talking , vain man screws around on wife..  Fumesucker   Mar-16-10 10:25 AM   #51 
  - Think Elliot Specter has in some ways made an interesting little "comback" . . .  defendandprotect   Mar-16-10 10:26 AM   #52 
  - I am surprised by the depths of his depravity, yes.  Arugula Latte   Mar-16-10 10:44 AM   #62 
  - Not surprised, never thought he was trustworthy, he said one thing yet  slipslidingaway   Mar-16-10 12:16 PM   #69 
  - What possible basis do you have for saying JE cost the election in 04?  DefenseLawyer   Mar-16-10 12:21 PM   #70 
     - Te lection was so close that almost anything can be seen as the reason  karynnj   Mar-16-10 01:31 PM   #74 
 

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