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Edwards donor says he told Obama camp about affair
Posted on 05/08/2012 9:33:26 AM PDT by ColdOne
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) A onetime donor to John Edwards testified Tuesday that he warned the campaign of President Barack Obama in 2008 to look closely at rumors about the former North Carolina senator's infidelity before it considered offering him any position in the administration.
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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: coverup; edwards2008; edwardsbastard; johnedwards; obama; obama2008; silkypony; timtoben
posted on 05/08/2012 9:33:30 AM PDT
Did Obama tell him to blame Bush?
posted on 05/08/2012 9:41:28 AM PDT
(Some day our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
The Obama campaign, and their aides in the media, needed to keep the Edwards campaign viable in early 2008 to keep Hillary in a 3-way race for delegates.
This did not come as a surprise to the candidates.
Bill Clinton complained about the media’s bias towards the Obama campaign and it was the Clintons friends at the National Enquirer that finally published this story.
posted on 05/08/2012 10:31:47 AM PDT
by a fool in paradise
(Barack Obama has cut and run from what he called "the right war".)
It was always my theory that Obama originally considered Edwards for the VP slot, but when he found out about the affair turned to Biden instead.
posted on 05/08/2012 10:33:59 AM PDT
(Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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