Skip to comments.Elizabeth Edwards Unplugged; Obama 'behaving in a holier-than-thou way'...
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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Holier Than Thou called Ann Coulter names too! And her neighbor.
Mrs. Edwards has already said....
We cant make John black, we cant 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.
What’s with Elizabeth Edwards being out there and creating news by herself? Any publicity is good publicity, Lizzie?
Looks like I was wrong about the genitalia.
All intact according to Mrs. Edwards, who has keen eyesight.
She appears to be the only spouse of any candidate in either party giving her 2 cents every other minute.
Sadly, she’s playing the martyr.
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!
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."
But I think people know when they're being manipulated, and resent the hell out of someone making hay out of a terminal illness.
I despise libs with every fiber of my being...that’s not a joke
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.
The Return of the Terayzah.
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.
Libs, Socialists and Islamofascists ARE like cancer - Putrid Destroyers of Creation.
“The problem for me with the other candidates is I don’t know what it is that drives them”
In an Edwards Presidency, foreign countries would have to negotiate with his wife.
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!
And the only thing they can come up with is “trophy wife” ....repeated endlessly.
Just what we need in a CIC, a chronic apologizer.
Clearly, Libs Don't Love You!
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.
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...
I wonder if Elizabeth Edwards will be castigated by the left for being racist...
Anybody who can make those mean-spirited comments must not be feeling all that sick.
“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.
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?
If she's right, then I guess Ann (thankfully) didn't get the memo. : )
Elizabeth Edwards is the clear choice; her cojones are much bigger than her shyster husband's.
“Maybe a materosexual”
Heh, heh! Priceless.
Sorry for your illness Mrs. Edwards, I wish you well.
Oh, and I wish you well from your cancer too.
I wish she would just shut her yap . It’s getting to be freakin ponderous ....
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.
So, then, we agree.
(But she can hack away at B. Hussain Obama and his extremely angry wife all she wants to!)
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.
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.
Tuh-raze-uh Heinz-Kerry meets Roseanne Barr by way of Karen Walker (Megan Mullally) from “Will & Grace.”
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 ?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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