Skip to comments.Elizabeth Edwards: scared of "rabid, rabid Republican" neighbor
Posted on 04/08/2007 3:25:28 PM PDT by HoldFast
MIKE BAKER Associated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. - Elizabeth Edwards says she is scared of the "rabid, rabid Republican" who owns property across the street from her Orange County home - and she doesn't want her kids going near the gun-toting neighbor.
Edwards, the wife of Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, particularly recalls the time neighbor Monty Johnson brought out a gun while chasing workers investigating a right of way off his property. The Edwards family has yet to meet Johnson in person.
"I wouldn't be nice to him anyway," Edwards said in an interview. "I don't want my kids anywhere near some guy who when he doesn't like somebody, the first thing he does is pull a gun out. It scares the business out of me."
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Is she vowing to stay away from Webb and the rest of the democrats that also carry guns, or is it really neighbors that she's afraid of...or republicans?
LOL. What a dingbat. She’s never met him... but she knows he’s a rabid Republican.
And she wants sympathy?
The guy posted a “Go Rudy Giuliani” sign on his fence, so I guess he’s really a RINO. </s>
He's not a Republican, he put up a Rudy sign.
The Edwardses are still putting the final touches on the property, which they purchased in 2003.
"I thought he was supposed to be for the poor people," Johnson said. "But does he ever socialize with any poor people? He doesn't speak to me."
This guy is my new hero.
Is this the two Americas Edwards talk of? Poor Republicans taxed into the poor house by limousine liberals so they can spend the money of entitlements that ensure a voting majority that enables them to stay wealthy and in power.
More likely those ‘investigating’ guys were looking to clear cut even MORE land around the ‘neighborhood’—don’t blame the neighbors for getting a bit upset myself!
LOL...I guess if a real republican were her neighbor she'd have a bomb shelter built.
The gave enough information to identify the guy specifically. Colloquium? Check. She called him “rabid.” Capable of defamatory meaning? Check. Miss Edwards seems like an otherwise decent and interesting person, but she wronged someone here, and it wouldn’t be unjust for her to get sued.
This phrase cracks me up.
Whenever I hear or read, "gun-toting", I always get an image of some young dandy prancing about with his nickel plated Colt Python .357 magnum slung over his shoulder in a mauve gun cozy, properly accessorized with a few buckles and sequins.
I live in NC. All their neighbors hate them
Rabid? (we are moving into new territory here)
What’s the difference between a rabid Republican and a rabid Democrat?
NickatNite2003 did win the 2005 EB White award for literary genius, so don’t judge his writing style.
She has also made claims about the irresponsible use of a firearm. I wonder where she is getting this information from?
Rabid democrats have extra foam?
more tea and sympathy, please...
Of course she only is “afraid” of republicans, the rest of the loons agree with her and it’s OK for them to own guns. It’s the good for me but not thee thing.
Sounds like the Edwards are using “hate speech”.
“I thought he was supposed to be for the poor people,” Johnson said. “But does he ever socialize with any poor people? He doesn’t speak to me.”
Nope. For the Rats, poor people are good only for their votes.
It seems to me that by definition, it is impossible to be both “rabid” and “Republican.” Rabid moonbat? Certainly.
28,000 sq ft? It must make al-Gore’s carbon footprint look tiny. Is anyone else tired of limo libs?
OOOOGA BOOOGA! That mean-old Republican is going to eat the kids!
A. How does she know he didn’t “like” the people in question?
B. How does she know it was the first thing he did.
C. Maybe the trespassers were working for the Edwards.
D. Like it or not Mrs. slandering lawyer this man has a right to own a firearm & protect his property.
E. Do you really have cancer? After reading this article I’m starting to have my doubts.
F. Are you a rabid anti-gun limousine liberal?
Assuming that he has a good name in the community to begin with, her statement implying that he is the type who would shoot first and ask questions later would certainly be injurious to his standing in the community. I’d say he has the elements of a case.
If someone is trespassing, having the gun handy when you confront them is what we country folk call smart. Of course the Edwards’ favorite course of action is to sue you.
G. In which America is this house located?
Sounds like they need to speed up construction on that little house they’re building. Doesn’t look like there will be any neighbors close enough to worry about. Otherwise they can just move. It’s not like they can’t afford it.
That’s the ticket I’m hoping for!
Or is that ok now. I can’t keep up.
Maybe she just has a bad neighbor.
why mention the “gun toting” except as to create peril.
This is not reporting this is play writing. Who is the author who said if a gun is mentioned in a play it means the gun must be used later.
This is BS to set up an expectation of violence whre there is none.
Why not just call the neigbor “thought criminal double plus ungood.”
The media is incompetent.
Why does this remind me of Cindy Shehag camping out next to GWB’s property in Texas? I guess what goes around, comes around!
I see he wants to sell his property. Sounds like a great place for a gun range or a used trailer lot! No! Wait! A Gay Bar would be fitting, & Mrs. Edwards could then rest easy about the safety of her kids.
The Edwards clan are scared of many things. The Breck Girl is scared of Fox News and now the old lady is scared of a neighbor who’s Republican and owns a gun.
Thank goodness this clan will never live in the White House.
This is what happens when you believe your own propaganda.
Hmmmmm....so there are no “gun toting” guards guarding the Edward’s family while on the stump....or at home.....I find THAT hard to believe.
“Whats the difference between a rabid Republican and a rabid Democrat?”
One really is diseased. It’s not the 1st one.
If she scared she should send the SilkyPony over there to protect her.