Skip to comments.Edwards to Iraq?
Posted on 07/11/2004 4:47:04 AM PDT by Reader of news
WASHINGTON -- Tentative plans are being discussed inside the Kerry-Edwards campaign to send vice-presidential candidate John Edwards to Iraq as soon as possible.
Edwards has not gone to Iraq since the U.S. invasion last year. His visit there would be designed to try to fill the senator's lack of experience in national security policy. It also would provide the campaign with photo opportunities showing Edwards in close contact with U.S. troops in Iraq.
Before he announced his presidential candidacy last year, Edwards declared aggressive action against Iraq was needed because weapons of mass destruction were there. Like John Kerry, Edwards voted for the war resolution but against the $87 billion bill funding the conflict.
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Bet this was Hillary's idea...
I wonder if he's going to wear a flight suit.
Looking at the title I thought it might be satire, an oversized helmet, a ride in a tank and all that.
I can't believe this was even printed.
Photo ops teaches national security policy?
Oh .... TRY to fill ... etc.
My guess is, the huggy/touchies will increase on his return ... (Oh Johnnie ... I was so ... frightened ...)
Is this without precendent?
A rival political ticket going to a war zone during the election final cycle?
It didn't do her any good because everyone saw straight through her motives.
And Dubya upstaged her....I loved it.
We did this one already.
John Edwards=Trial Lawyer=Defend Saddam?
-"...photo opportunities showing Edwards in close contact with U.S. troops in Iraq."-
Special prayer for the troops...
I heard, edward's is going to Iraq to open a used camel lot franchise. MnM will be his poster fat boy sitting on the back of a camel. I might add, the camel's back would break from all that unwarranted poundage. America first, last and always. Bush/Cheney 2004
Please, please, pleeeese put him in a tank with his head sticking out with all those shiny teeth. On second thought, perhaps he can find an Iraqi OB/GYN to sue.
there it is...Edwards gets snuffed in Iraq and the beast steps in....the papers cry about the loss and another wellstone moment happens
Would someone please step forward with the Dukaka tank pix ?
To the front with a target on his back, Kerry next, then Hillary the crusty old sea hag can run....
I think you are RIGHT.
What part does Frank Sinatra play ?
North Carolina has an entire Armored Brigade (30th HSB) in Iraq, so Edwards has a legitimate excuse for going. Security is going to be a nightmare though.
Since Edwards has not been to Iraq before, and has, up until now, never expressed any interest in going there, how could a trip at this point in time be viewed as anything but a cheap political stunt? I know there are a lot of people out there who believe just about anything the Democrats tell them, but even they have to see through something as transparent as this.
He's probably going over there so he can set up a law office to pursue Iraqi personal injury cases.
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