There’s something about Edwards….
2 January, 2008
that just doesn’t quite ring true and no i’m not talking about a certain youtube video. The following excerpt was written by Bob Shrum who worked on Edwards’ 1998 senate victory but at the time was working for Bob Kerry. Now I haveno idea whether this is true or not but like the best propaganda it speaks to something that we already feel about a candidate.
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,
Check out the rest including how he decided to vote for military action in Iraq here