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Elizabeth Edwards Unplugged; Obama 'behaving in a holier-than-thou way'...
ABC ^ | 8/13/07

Posted on 08/13/2007 4:59:18 PM PDT by bnelson44

ABC News' Sunlen Miller Reports: In an interview in August's edition of The Progressive magazine, Elizabeth Edwards, wife of former Senator John Edwards, D-N.C., takes candid shots at the other candidates battling for the Democratic nomination against her husband.

"The problem for me with the other candidates is I don't know what it is that drives them," she explained, "I should think the president has to be somebody who has that kind of vision outside themselves."

Mrs. Edwards praised her husband for apologizing for his vote in favor of the Iraq War, and questioned Senator Hillary Clinton's, D-N.Y., for not doing the same.

"She even, in the New Hampshire debate said, 'I made a mistake.' People are looking for a mea culpa from her. And when she buried a line like that –- I give her credit for saying that –- but when she buries that line... we're electing a leader of the free world, and just like the votes on this last funding bill, we're looking for a leader," Edwards contended.

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1 posted on 08/13/2007 4:59:21 PM PDT by bnelson44
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To: bnelson44

Holier Than Thou called Ann Coulter names too! And her neighbor.


2 posted on 08/13/2007 5:02:00 PM PDT by Doctor Raoul (What's the difference between the CIA and the Free Clinic? The Free Clinic knows how to stop leaks.)
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To: bnelson44

Pot.....Kettle......


3 posted on 08/13/2007 5:04:46 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Tracking The "Flyin' Imams" since 11/20/06)
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To: bnelson44

Mrs. Edwards has already said....

“We can’t make John black, we can’t make him a woman.”

The ‘woman’ part is a work in progress.

In fact, John had his genitalia removed in grade school.

The Socialism and hair part stuck, but the rest has been a major disappointment.

He has ended up something more than a woman, and less than a metrosexual. Maybe a materosexual.


4 posted on 08/13/2007 5:05:19 PM PDT by Stallone (Free Republic - The largest collection of volunteer Freedom Fighters the world has ever known)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

What’s with Elizabeth Edwards being out there and creating news by herself? Any publicity is good publicity, Lizzie?


5 posted on 08/13/2007 5:06:11 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Stallone

Looks like I was wrong about the genitalia.

All intact according to Mrs. Edwards, who has keen eyesight.


6 posted on 08/13/2007 5:08:10 PM PDT by Stallone (Free Republic - The largest collection of volunteer Freedom Fighters the world has ever known)
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To: bnelson44

She appears to be the only spouse of any candidate in either party giving her 2 cents every other minute.


7 posted on 08/13/2007 5:08:17 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo (There are four types of homicide: felonious, accidental, justifiable, and praiseworthy)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Sadly, she’s playing the martyr.


8 posted on 08/13/2007 5:08:40 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Tracking The "Flyin' Imams" since 11/20/06)
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To: bnelson44

I just love it: the Breck girl has his wife go after his enemies. Guess his nails weren’t dry, so he tells his wifey to talk mean to his foes. What a dude! I’ll bet the nutty muslim terrorists are shaking in their robes when they think of an Edwards’s presidency. What a joke!


9 posted on 08/13/2007 5:08:41 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: bnelson44
People are looking for a mea culpa from her.

What is it with the dems and their constant demands that people apologize? Don't they know these people apologizing for what they did, only for getting caught doing it or for being on the wrong side of the polls. The dems act like it's all a kindergarten playground: "I'm sorry I hit you in the eye" really means "Too bad the teacher was watching when I hit you in the eye."

10 posted on 08/13/2007 5:08:49 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: bnelson44
You can't criticize Mrs. Edwards. She has cancer. That makes her rhetoric unanswerable.

But I think people know when they're being manipulated, and resent the hell out of someone making hay out of a terminal illness.

11 posted on 08/13/2007 5:10:12 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Dilbert San Diego
and when her comments and criticisms are rebutted the media and her publicity crew scream foul.

I despise libs with every fiber of my being...that’s not a joke

12 posted on 08/13/2007 5:10:29 PM PDT by ThreePuttinDude ()... Cevapi & Slivovitz for everyone....()
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Mrs. Edwards is confirming Coulter’s theory of Liberal Infallibility.

Liberals always send out their most pathetic victims as attack dogs without expectation of retaliation.


13 posted on 08/13/2007 5:11:16 PM PDT by Stallone (Free Republic - The largest collection of volunteer Freedom Fighters the world has ever known)
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To: bnelson44

The Return of the Terayzah.


14 posted on 08/13/2007 5:11:19 PM PDT by DGHoodini
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To: bnelson44
Image hosted by Photobucket.com ohhh Liz... Please DO shut up!!!
15 posted on 08/13/2007 5:12:38 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

You are right on target. She is acting like a martyr. I think the fact he is still running for President as she dies is disgusting to me.


16 posted on 08/13/2007 5:13:01 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: ThreePuttinDude

Libs, Socialists and Islamofascists ARE like cancer - Putrid Destroyers of Creation.


17 posted on 08/13/2007 5:13:44 PM PDT by Stallone (Free Republic - The largest collection of volunteer Freedom Fighters the world has ever known)
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To: bnelson44

“The problem for me with the other candidates is I don’t know what it is that drives them”

Ambition.

In an Edwards Presidency, foreign countries would have to negotiate with his wife.


18 posted on 08/13/2007 5:16:05 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Our first responsibility is to keep the power of the Presidency out of the hands of the Clintons.)
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To: Mr. Mojo

Despite the outrageous comments of the spouses of the leading Liberal politicians (Edwards, Obama, Clinton), the Lying Liberal Media has chosen to be most critical of Fred Thompson’s intelligent and demure wife!


19 posted on 08/13/2007 5:17:37 PM PDT by Stallone (Free Republic - The largest collection of volunteer Freedom Fighters the world has ever known)
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To: bnelson44

20 posted on 08/13/2007 5:19:24 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: Stallone

And the only thing they can come up with is “trophy wife” ....repeated endlessly.


21 posted on 08/13/2007 5:19:31 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo (There are four types of homicide: felonious, accidental, justifiable, and praiseworthy)
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To: bnelson44
Mrs. Edwards praised her husband for apologizing for his vote in favor of the Iraq War

Just what we need in a CIC, a chronic apologizer.

22 posted on 08/13/2007 5:21:05 PM PDT by CaptRon (Pedicaris alive or Raisuli dead)
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To: CaptRon

Love Means Never Having To Say 'You're Sorry'

Clearly, Libs Don't Love You!

23 posted on 08/13/2007 5:25:02 PM PDT by Stallone (Free Republic - The largest collection of volunteer Freedom Fighters the world has ever known)
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To: plain talk

Let’s go back to last year, before the elections. Keith Ellison (DFL, muslim) was the endorsed candidate for the US House from Minnesota’s 5th district. It was revealed that he had a long, long string of unpaid parking tickets along with a handful of unpaid speeding tickets. His license had been revoked. He also failed to file candidacy documents on time along with paying the fees on time.

Enter.......Keith’s wife. No idea what her name is. She is sent out in front of the press to say that it’s all her fault. It was her job to take care of these kinds of things while Keith was doing the “work of the people” as a member of the MN legislature. She failed to pay the tickets, she failed to file the forms........

But, because she has MS, she sometimes forgot these things.

That was the one and only time we heard that Keith even HAS a wife. The whole fiasco was forgotten and anyone who DARED question her story was shamed into silence.

Keith used her, just like Edwards is using his wife.


24 posted on 08/13/2007 5:26:44 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Tracking The "Flyin' Imams" since 11/20/06)
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To: bnelson44
"Sometimes it seems we have these beliefs but it turns out it's like a Hollywood set: It's a facade and there's no guts behind it,....or another 15,000 square foot addition"


25 posted on 08/13/2007 5:30:54 PM PDT by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestu s globus, inflammare animos)
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To: DGHoodini
"Hellloooooo! Are you listening to me?!?!?!?!?"


26 posted on 08/13/2007 5:34:04 PM PDT by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestu s globus, inflammare animos)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Elizabeth Edwards is under the impression that she is untouchable because she is suffering from cancer. Sadly, she is right.

She is abusing that position by being an attack dog. Most people in her position would not take advantage in that way.

Eventually, she will wear out the patience of those she attacks. The other Democrats they will have to take her on directly, cancer and all. That is gonna be fun to watch!

In the mean time, I suggest they start sniping at Elizabeth Edwards’ husband (I think his name is “John”), and challenge him on why he needs to have his sick wife fighting his battles for him all the time. It will be a Herculean task, given his extremely rugged and manly nature, but by stressing the fact that John Edwards is constantly hiding behind the pink fluffy skirts of his wife, they may actually make him appear effeminate.

It just doesn’t seem possible, I know...


27 posted on 08/13/2007 5:35:27 PM PDT by gridlock (I have taken a sacred vow to always maintain a smaller carbon footprint than Al Gore)
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To: bnelson44

I wonder if Elizabeth Edwards will be castigated by the left for being racist...


28 posted on 08/13/2007 5:36:14 PM PDT by Triggerhippie (Always use a silencer in a crowd. Loud noises offend people.)
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To: bnelson44

Anybody who can make those mean-spirited comments must not be feeling all that sick.


29 posted on 08/13/2007 5:39:45 PM PDT by pray4liberty (Watch and pray.)
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To: bnelson44

Cat fight


30 posted on 08/13/2007 5:41:51 PM PDT by don-o (Do the RIGHT thing. Become a monthly donor. End Freepathons forever)
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To: gridlock

“The other Democrats they will have to take her on directly, cancer and all. That is gonna be fun to watch!”

Personally, I think it’s going to be the lowpoint of the election process.


31 posted on 08/13/2007 5:42:52 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Tracking The "Flyin' Imams" since 11/20/06)
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To: All

Am I the only one that thinks Liz is morphing into Terezza Kerry little by little every day?

Shes quickly turning as bat crap crazy as Mrs Heinz Kerry.

How long before they throw a net over her?


32 posted on 08/13/2007 5:46:29 PM PDT by Armedanddangerous (Master of Sinanju (emeritus))
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To: gridlock
Sadly, she is right.

If she's right, then I guess Ann (thankfully) didn't get the memo. : )


33 posted on 08/13/2007 5:47:09 PM PDT by TeddyCon
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To: bnelson44
Were I forced to choose between John and Elizabeth Edwards for Office...

Elizabeth Edwards is the clear choice; her cojones are much bigger than her shyster husband's.

34 posted on 08/13/2007 6:02:08 PM PDT by ricks_place
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To: Stallone

“Maybe a materosexual”

Heh, heh! Priceless.

;^)


35 posted on 08/13/2007 6:33:10 PM PDT by elcid1970
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To: ricks_place

Sorry for your illness Mrs. Edwards, I wish you well.
Oh, and I wish you well from your cancer too.


36 posted on 08/13/2007 6:35:22 PM PDT by BerryDingle
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To: bnelson44

I wish she would just shut her yap . It’s getting to be freakin ponderous ....


37 posted on 08/13/2007 6:37:48 PM PDT by Neu Pragmatist ( Who's " Bot " are you ?)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
Personally, I think it’s going to be the lowpoint of the election process.

If Elizabeth Edwards was not abusing her position and people's sympathy, I would agree with you. But she has chosen to be the untouchable attack dog. I will have no sympathy when she is finally slapped down.

38 posted on 08/13/2007 7:41:34 PM PDT by gridlock (I have taken a sacred vow to always maintain a smaller carbon footprint than Al Gore)
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To: gridlock

So, then, we agree.


39 posted on 08/13/2007 8:00:40 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (ABC.....Anybody But Clinton)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
All of this "strong woman/wife" stuff really makes creampuff look puffier.

(But she can hack away at B. Hussain Obama and his extremely angry wife all she wants to!)


40 posted on 08/13/2007 8:03:25 PM PDT by bannie (The Good Guys cannot win when they're the only ones playing by the rules.)
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To: Doctor Raoul
She definitely sees Ann as some sort of personal threat. It's like she suspects that just minutes after she passes on her husband is going to be on the cell to Ann.

I don't think he'd be that crass ~ maybe a couple of days, but not minutes although he is a lawyer and who knows what's going on in that kind of mind.

41 posted on 08/13/2007 8:05:34 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Doctor Raoul

She is a nasty, stupid woman. I hope she keeps talking. Remember her neighbor, Mr. Johnson? His Bush/Cheney yard sign proved that he is a gun toting, rabid, rabid Republican. And she knew this without ever meeting or speaking with him.


42 posted on 08/13/2007 8:13:31 PM PDT by Octar
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To: bnelson44

Tuh-raze-uh Heinz-Kerry meets Roseanne Barr by way of Karen Walker (Megan Mullally) from “Will & Grace.”


43 posted on 08/13/2007 9:30:52 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Cuius testiculos habeas, habeas cardia et cerebellum)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Edwards is just in this to take votes from Obama to insure a Hillary victory.
I think Edwards is hoping for the A.G. slot in a Hitlary administration as payback for running interference .

Sound plausible ?


44 posted on 08/13/2007 10:35:13 PM PDT by Neu Pragmatist ( Who's " Bot " are you ?)
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To: Neu Pragmatist
Edwards is just in this to take votes from Obama to insure a Hillary victory.

You make a good point. Silky has to know that he's going nowhere. Of course, his asskissing will gain him naught. Hillary uses asskissers, she never rewards them. Silky is done. He just doesn't know it. He's dumb, just like his phony sick wife. Watch for a miraculous remission after the primaries. What a pair of bums.

45 posted on 08/13/2007 10:52:22 PM PDT by Octar
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To: bnelson44

Apparently, nobody in the Edwards campaign has the stones to tell her to shut up. Her girly-man hubbie certainly doesn’t, and she’s probably above criticism by the peons, especially due to the illness.


46 posted on 08/13/2007 10:56:15 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: ozzymandus
he’s probably above criticism by the peons, especially due to the illness.

Sorry, but I don't buy the illness scam. A normal woman suffering from terminal cancer would not leave her her small children in the charge of some daycare nanny in favor of using her claimed limited time to joust with her Silky Pony against the imagined attacks from the rabid, rabid Republicans while countering the failings and shortcomings of their Democrat rivals.

Phony bums, both of them.

47 posted on 08/13/2007 11:29:56 PM PDT by Octar
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To: Stallone
Liberals always send out their most pathetic victims as attack dogs without expectation of retaliation.

Exactly !!!

And, I'm getting darned sick of the Hillaryism, "I was misled on my vote for the Iraq War." Hogwash !!

Exact title of the Iraq War bill is "A Joint Resolution to Authorize the Use of United States Armed Forces Against Iraq.”

Hillary and others are idiots or a liars or both.

48 posted on 08/14/2007 2:05:46 AM PDT by xtinct (I was the next door neighbor kid's imaginary friend.)
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To: bnelson44

One thing is Dems have built up minorities and women as holier then thou. When they speak you are to agree with them, and if you disagree you are nearing bigot status.

Edwards would have a hard time going negative on Hillary or Obama, or even Ann Coulter.. he could be seen as a misogynist neo-colonialist white man.

I’m going to be interested to see how this dynamic plays out over the coming years. The Dems have always put minorites on women on an untouchable pedestal, but always at the end of the day ran connected white men.


49 posted on 08/14/2007 2:23:50 AM PDT by ran20
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To: Neu Pragmatist
Edwards is just in this to take votes from Obama to insure a Hillary victory.

Absolutely plausible, and I'm glad I'm not the only one who suspected this....the way those two have been cozying up during the debates/primaries/whatever, it looks like they have been cahoots for a long time....they can't hide their relationship.

50 posted on 08/15/2007 10:57:51 AM PDT by pray4liberty (Watch and pray.)
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