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  • Rielle Hunter Calls Elizabeth Edwards 'Witch on Wheels' in New Memoir

    06/18/2012 6:32:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    New York Post ^ | June 18, 2012
    Rielle Hunter, in a gossipy new memoir, calls the cancer-stricken wife of her lover, former presidential candidate John Edwards, a "witch on wheels" and claims that while they were furtively seeing each other he lied about having three other mistresses at the same time, according to a new report. Hunter, who has a four-year-old daughter with Edwards, says she wrote the book, "What Really Happened," to give young Frances Quinn "one entirely truthful public account of how she came into the world. After all, this is her story too." ABC News reported Monday that it had obtained a copy of...
  • Affordable Care Act a leap forward for women

    04/08/2012 6:27:19 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 60 replies
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | April 7, 2012 | by Cate Edwards
    The Supreme Court is again at the center of a highly controversial policy debate, having just heard arguments for the Affordable Care Act. There's been much discussion about the justices' supposed political agendas. I've heard fear-mongering about government takeovers and rumors of increased business costs. But I haven't heard much about what's really at stake: the welfare of the American people -- specifically women. Women like my mother and the other mothers, wives, sisters and daughters who need preventive services to ensure that they are healthy. Our Constitution was created to "promote the general welfare." So a court that strikes...
  • Breaking: Former Presidential Candidate John Edwards Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

    06/03/2011 7:17:47 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 149 replies
    Fox News ^ | 03 JUNE 11
    <p>Breaking: Federal Grand Jury Indicts Former Presidential Candidate John Edwards.</p>
  • Reports: John Edwards engaged to Rielle Hunter

    01/06/2011 5:16:19 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 65 replies
    Reports: John Edwards engaged to Rielle Hunter By: Jennifer Epstein January 6, 2011 06:18 PM EST Former presidential candidate John Edwards is engaged to longtime mistress Rielle Hunter, according to a report. The Jan. 17 issue of the National Enquirers says that the ex-North Carolina senator asked the mother of his lovechild to marry him only three weeks after burying his wife, Elizabeth, who died from cancer. The couple is said to be tying the knot some time this summer. A copy of Elizabeth Edwards’ last will and testament made public on Wednesday left all her possessions to their three...
  • Elizabeth Edwards leaves John Edwards out of her will

    01/06/2011 7:15:13 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    POLITICO ^ | 1/5/11 6:03 PM EST | Jennifer Epstein
    Elizabeth Edwards left everything to her children and made not a single mention of her philandering husband John in the will she signed just days before her death. Edwards lost her six-year battle with breast cancer on Dec. 7 and, in a last will and testament dated Dec. 1, made clear that her three children - and, by omission, not John Edwards - were to be the beneficiaries of her estate. The former vice presidential candidate and North Carolina senator’s name appears nowhere in the will. “All of my furniture, furnishings, household goods, jewelry, china, silverware and personal effects and...
  • Elizabeth Edwards cut estranged husband John Edwards out of will week before she died

    01/05/2011 9:24:13 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 38 replies
    Ny Daily News ^ | Jan. 5, 2011 | Corky Siemaszko
    Elizabeth Edwards cut her louse of a spouse out of her will - less than a week before she died. The wronged wife of former presidential candidate John Edwards, who died last month after a courageous battle with breast cancer, left everything in her sole possession to their three children. "All of my furniture, furnishings, household goods, jewelry, china, silverware and personal effects and any automobiles owned by me at the time of my death I give and bequeath to my children," the will says. Edwards' eldest daughter Cate, a lawyer, was named as the executor of the will, according...
  • Elizabeth Edwards 3-pronged plan of revenge against John Edwards

    12/28/2010 7:57:41 PM PST · by libh8er · 155 replies · 24+ views
    Examiner ^ | 12.28.2010 | Ruth Houston
    Before she died, Elizabeth Edwards carefully crafted a devastating 3-pronged plan of revenge to punish John Edwards for betraying her with Rielle Hunter, and then lying about it for months before finally telling her the truth. See How to Get a Cheater to Tell You the Truth about His Affair If the details in the National Enquirer are to be believed, Elizabeth used her parting statements to John on her deathbed, the arrangements for her funeral, and the amendments to her will to ensure that John Edwards will pay for cheating on her for the rest of his life. A...
  • Elizabeth Edwards got her revenge on John Edwards before she died

    12/28/2010 12:03:21 PM PST · by presidio9 · 198 replies · 7+ views ^ | December 20th, 2010 | Ruth Houston
    No Forgiveness for John Edwards The National Enquirer reports that when John Edwards realized that the end was near he begged his betrayed wife for forgiveness, but Elizabeth refused to relent. On her deathbed, a hurt, angry Elizabeth screamed at John, saying ‘You ruined my life — I’ll NEVER forgive you!’ Reports say that John Edwards repeatedly broke down in tears, and actually doubled over with grief at Elizabeth’s bedside. But she showed John no remorse. Nothing he said could change Elizabeth’s mind. The only concession Elizabeth was willing to grant her cheating husband was to pray with him that...
  • John Not a Speaker at Elizabeth Edwards Funeral

    12/10/2010 3:06:26 PM PST · by ColdOne · 24 replies · 1+ views ^ | , Dec. 10, 2010 | Elaine Quijano.
    Mourners will hear tributes from her daughter and two close friends - but not her estranged husband, former senator and presidential and vice presidential candidate John Edwards
  • Any Live Reports from Elizabeth Edwards' funeral? (vanity)

    12/11/2010 9:17:31 AM PST · by pillut48 · 5 replies
    Keeping all of you who are protesting against the evil Westboro "Baptist Church" folks who are spreading their garbage at Edwards' safe, and God bless you all for helping her children and family members say their final goodbyes without having to deal with Fred Phelps and the WBC. Wish I could be there, but am there in spirit. Thank you all!
  • Elizabeth Edwards' funeral draws Westboro Baptist Church protest

    12/10/2010 1:01:45 AM PST · by South40 · 46 replies ^ | December 9th, 2010 | Michael Stone
    Wednesday the Westboro Baptist Church announced plans to protest the funeral of Elizabeth Edwards. Edwards, the estranged wife of former presidential candidate John Edwards, died Tuesday after a six-year battle with cancer. The Westboro Baptist Church sent out a press release condemning Edwards and her family, and announcing the group's plan to protest her funeral at the Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • Westboro church plans to picket Edwards' funeral

    12/09/2010 8:29:15 AM PST · by pillut48 · 82 replies · 1+ views
    WRAL ^ | 12-9-10
    Raleigh, N.C. — A Kansas church famous for its anti-homosexual protests at funerals plans to protest at the Saturday funeral of Elizabeth Edwards, the estranged wife of two-time Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards. The Westboro Baptist Church plans to protest for 45 minutes before the funeral set for 1 p.m. at Edenton Street United Methodist Church in downtown Raleigh, according to the church's website. The Westboro church website throws invective at Edwards but gives no specific reason why they chose to protest her funeral.
  • What is John Edwards Thinking Tonight?

    12/07/2010 5:14:25 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 108 replies · 1+ views
    Associated Content ^ | December 7, 2010 | Ron Hart
    Elizabeth Edwards, the estranged wife of former Democratic North Carolina Senator and Vice Presidential candidate John Edwards died today, at the age of 61, after a grueling six year battle against cancer. Edwards, it was announced yesterday, learned over the Thanksgiving holiday that her cancer had spread to her liver. Her doctors recently advised Edwards against further treatment and she returned home to be surrounded by her family as she passed. Edwards faced not only cancer, but public humiliation when it was revealed that her husband carried on an affair while she was sick with campaign aide Rielle Hunter; an...
  • Elizabeth Edwards dies

    12/07/2010 2:08:48 PM PST · by tje · 52 replies
    WRAL ^ | December 7th 2010 | unattributed
    Chapel Hill, N.C. — Elizabeth Edwards, the political wife whose public battle with breast cancer, coping with marital infidelity and continued advocacy for the downtrodden raised her profile above that of her husband, died Tuesday. She was 61. Edwards died at her Chapel Hill home, where family and friends had gathered in recent days after doctors informed her that her cancer had spread and recommended that she not undergo further treatment. Edwards was first diagnosed with cancer in the waning days of the 2004 presidential campaign, when her husband, then-U.S. Sen. John Edwards, was the Democratic nominee for vice president....
  • Elizabeth Edwards dead at age 61

    12/07/2010 2:03:45 PM PST · by jern · 279 replies · 4+ views
    WRAL News has learned that Elizabeth Edwards passed away late Tuesday afternoon.
  • Elizabeth Edwards gravely ill with cancer

    12/06/2010 3:41:23 PM PST · by maggief · 145 replies · 1+ views
    AP ^ | December 6, 2010
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Edwards is gravely ill and doctors have told her she only has weeks to live, according to a family friend who is among those who have gathered with Edwards at her North Carolina home. The family issued a statement Monday that said doctors have told her that further treatment for her cancer would be unproductive, and the family friend further described Edwards' condition to The Associated Press.
  • Elizabeth Edwards seriously ill

    12/06/2010 1:40:34 PM PST · by Baladas · 47 replies
    WRAL ^ | December 6, 2010 | WRAL staff
    Chapel Hill, N.C. — Elizabeth Edwards' cancer has spread, and her health has deteriorated, multiple sources told WRAL News Monday. Edwards, 61, the wife of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, was briefly hospitalized recently, but she is now at home, and her family and friends are lending their support. She was first diagnosed with cancer in the final weeks of the 2004 presidential campaign, when her husband, who was at the time a U.S. senator from North Carolina, was the Democratic nominee for vice president. The couple didn't disclose her illness until after the election
  • Elizabeth Edwards's Cancer Spreads

    12/06/2010 1:43:51 PM PST · by Justaham · 31 replies
    Elizabeth Edwards's cancer fight has taken a turn for the worse, with the disease spreading to her liver and doctors recommending against additional treatment. "Elizabeth has been advised by her doctors that further treatment of her cancer would be unproductive. She is resting at home with family and friends," the Edwards family says in a statement to PEOPLE. On Monday, Edwards, 61, posted a Facebook message to her friends. "I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces – my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope," she writes. "These graces have...

    10/17/2010 11:04:35 AM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 56 replies · 1+ views
    "I have stage 4 cancer and I'm dying." With those brave words, ELIZABETH EDWARDS acknowledged for the first time that she is losing her battle with advanced breast cancer. In a dramatic public statement to a luncheon audience on Oct. 7, courageous Elizabeth confirmed a recent ENQUIRER article that her treatments have not been successful. "The outlook for me is pretty dim unless there are great breakthroughs," said the 61-year-old estranged wife of disgraced presidential candidate John Edwards. In The ENQUIRER issue that went on sale Sept. 23, we reported that Elizabeth appeared to be "losing her brave battle" and...

    03/03/2010 10:50:37 AM PST · by Beaten Valve · 73 replies · 2,342+ views
    National Enquirer ^ | March 3, 2010 | National Enquirer
    The ultimate fall from grace, a Federal grand jury is about to indict John Edwards, The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively. In another shocker, close sources say Edwards' estranged wife Elizabeth could help send the former presidential candidate to jail! Edwards, the disgraced two-time Presidential loser, is being investigated by the feds, including the FBI and IRS, for possible campaign violations related to paying his mistress Rielle Hunter. The grand jury has been meeting since April 2009, and insiders say an indictment is imminent. "John is terrified that he's going to be indicted," a friend told The ENQUIRER. "While he believes...
  • Wronged political spouse Elizabeth Edwards brings her story to Broward

    02/17/2010 11:06:50 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 34 replies · 625+ views
    South Florida Sun Sentinel ^ | February 17, 2010
    Elizabeth Edwards is coming to Broward to talk about overcoming life’s adversities – at a venue just a half-hour away from where her husband’s pregnant mistress was stashed during the height of the 2008 presidential primary campaign.
  • Elizabeth Edwards Sent Disturbing Voicemails to John Edwards Aide Andrew Young's Wife

    02/14/2010 2:13:00 AM PST · by Suvroc10 · 87 replies · 4,335+ views
    Associated Content (AC) ^ | February 14, 2010 | Marc Schenker
    Elizabeth Edwards, cancer victim and cheated-on spouse, sent disturbing voicemails to former John Edwards aide Andrew Young's wife who, interestingly, was largely out of the picture of the whole, sordid, Edwards scandal. Andrew Young is of course the former Edwards aide who is currently at the center of the whole unraveling of the Edwards affair into the scandal that it is, being the author of the tell-all expose on John Edwards called The Politician. These voicemails are disturbing because they portray Elizabeth Edwards in her own voice and words as an emotionally distraught woman who at the time was possibly...
  • *VIDEO* Ted Haggard's Wife on Huckabee

    01/31/2010 8:40:18 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 19 replies · 735+ views
    Mike Huckabee talks to Gayle Haggard, the wife of Pastor Ted Haggard, about her reasons for staying in her marriage after her husbands marital infidelity became public. (there are 2 parts)
  • New York Magazine Illustrates Edwards Scandal Story With Hilarious Art

    01/12/2010 6:07:50 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 7 replies · 1,405+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | January 12, 2009 | P.J. Gladnick
    Hee! Hee! Hee! I'm cracking up every time I look at New York Magazine's terrific Nathan Fox artwork used to illustrate a chapter of the John Heilemann and Mark Halperin book, "Game Change," chronicling the 2008 presidential race. The chapter excerpted in that periodical, "Saint Elizabeth and the Ego Monster," is about the complete self-destruction of John Edwards along with his campaign and marriage. Never has a candidate fallen so far and so quickly as you can see in both the the story and the illustrations. And what illustrations! The picture of Elizabeth Edwards ripping off her blouse on the...
  • Saint Elizabeth (Edwards) and the Ego Monster

    01/09/2010 9:23:35 PM PST · by sinanju · 36 replies · 2,142+ views
    New York Magazine ^ | January 9, 2010 | John Heilemann and Mark Halperin
    "...With her husband, she could be intensely affectionate or brutally dismissive. At times subtly, at times blatantly, she was forever letting John know that she regarded him as her intellectual inferior. She called her spouse a “hick” in front of other people and derided his parents as rednecks. One time, when a friend asked if John had read a certain book, Elizabeth burst out laughing. “Oh, he doesn’t read books,” she said. “I’m the one who reads books.” During the 2004 race, Elizabeth badgered and berated John’s advisers around the clock. She called Nick Baldick, his campaign manager, an idiot....
  • Saint Elizabeth (Edwards) and the Ego Monster (excerpt from Heilemann & Halperin book "Game Change")

    01/09/2010 1:48:35 PM PST · by maggief · 75 replies · 3,029+ views
    NYMag ^ | January 9, 2010 | John Heilemann & Mark Halperin
    A candidate whose aides were prepared to block him from becoming president. A wife whose virtuous image was a mirage. A mistress with a video camera. In an excerpt from the new book Game Change—their sweeping account of the 2008 campaign—the authors reveal that, inside the Edwards triangle, nothing was too crazy to be true.
  • John and Elizabeth Edwards $53 Million Dollar Divorce

    10/02/2009 9:59:58 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 49 replies · 2,169+ views ^ | Oct. 2, 2009
    Elizabeth Edwards has finally had enough - she's threatened to divorce her cheating husband John and claim her share of their $53 million fortune! The ENQUIRER has learned Elizabeth dropped the divorce bombshell after learning a former campaign aide is claiming Rielle Hunter, the mother of Edwards' love child, isn't the only woman he seduced on the campaign trail! Furious at his betrayals, Elizabeth - still battling Stage 4 breast cancer - has vowed to destroy her husband of 32 years by disclosing everything she knows about his political career in divorce court, insiders say. "Elizabeth had always sworn she...
  • John and Elizabeth Edwards Getting Divorced?

    10/02/2009 2:27:16 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 42 replies · 7,131+ views
    Politics Daily ^ | October 1, 2009 | Emily Miller
    Elizabeth Edwards is threatening to divorce her husband, John, after learning of allegations he had committed adultery with more than one woman, the National Enquirer is reporting. According to the Enquirer, the allegations are in a book proposal by former Edwards aide Andrew Young in which he says he falsely claimed to have fathered Rielle Hunter's 19-month-old daughter, Frances. Edwards had an affair with Hunter during the 2008 presidential campaign. According to The New York Times and other reports quoting sources, Edwards is considering declaring he's the little girl's father, which he has previously denied. "Elizabeth was read portions of...
  • Elizabeth Edwards: Did Elizabeth Edwards Use “Cherubim” Alias to Attack Mistress on Blogs?

    09/27/2009 9:43:50 PM PDT · by mondoreb · 13 replies · 1,047+ views
    DBKP ^ | September 28, 2009 | Mondo Frazier
    IS/WAS ELIZABETH EDWARDS The Commenter Known as "Cherubim"? THE MYSTERIES OF THE CHERUBIM Cherubim Wasn't a 'Blog Lurker' She Only Commented on John Edwards Scandal Stories --At Least at DBKP The headline in the NY Daily News said it all. John Edwards' ex-mistress, Rielle Hunter, targeted by Elizabeth Edwards in blog comments"A source close to Elizabeth Edwards says the former Senator's wife is sniping at former Edwards mistress Rielle Hunter via an online pseudonym." The Daily News continues: For months now, Elizabeth, who is said to be talking to a divorce lawyer, also has been sniping at Hunter - painting...
  • John Edwards' ex-mistress, Rielle Hunter, targeted by Elizabeth Edwards in blog comments - source

    09/27/2009 12:55:19 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 20 replies · 1,662+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 27 Sep 09 | Rush & Molloy
    Former presidential candidate John Edwards is said to be ready to admit that he fathered a love child. But Hades may have a skating rink before his wife, Elizabeth, signs off on such a confession. A source close to Elizabeth Edwards says the former Senator's wife is sniping at former Edwards mistress Rielle Hunter via an online pseudonym. Read more: Read more: As a grand jury in North Carolina considers whether Edwards misused campaign funds to cover up the scandal, Elizabeth still can't abide his former mistress, Rielle Hunter. Word is Elizabeth vehemently opposed the plan, now in...
  • The Pain of Elizabeth Edwards

    08/30/2009 4:17:10 PM PDT · by kingattax · 22 replies · 1,372+ views
    The Atlantic ^ | september 2009 | Christopher Hitchens
    Potential readers should not be deterred by the vaguely Hallmarkish cover—and subtitle—of this book, both of which may be blamed on the publisher. I’m assuming that Broadway Books has a packaging-and-editing style all its own, because on page 88 it makes Elizabeth Edwards tell us something that “Edmund Wilson, the incomparable twentieth-century literary critic, said.” Perhaps someone at the firm felt that this would explain just exactly who Wilson was to a reader who didn’t know, but the effect is to be condescending and to diminish the impact of reading a senator’s wife who is well able to cite Edmund...
  • Elizabeth Edwards Expects DNA Test for Hubby's Alleged Love Child

    08/20/2009 10:27:41 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 69 replies · 3,378+ views
    NBC ^ | Thu, Aug 20, 2009
    "My expectation is that, at some point, something happens," Elizabeth saidThe wife of philandering former Sen. John Edwards said she expects a paternity test will take place soon to determine the father of the 18-month-old child of her hubby's former mistress. In an interview on CNN's "Larry King Live," Elizabeth Edwards confronted rumors that her cheating husband was set to claim paternity of little Frances, his alleged love child with ex-mistress Rielle Hunter. When asked about testing the paternity of the baby, Edwards said her "expectation is that, at some point, something happens. And I hope for the sake of...
  • Elizabeth Edwards says hubby's political future 'untenable'

    05/22/2009 12:31:30 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 20 replies · 917+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Friday, May 22, 2009 | Stephanie Green and Elizabeth Glover
    What she calls her husband's "glaring indiscretion" may not have soured Elizabeth Edwards on the idea of marriage, but she concedes that it has irrevocably dashed her and her husband's dreams of living in the White House and, indeed, any hope of her husband winning any elective office whatsoever. Mrs. Edwards, the wife of former North Carolina senator and presidential candidate John Edwards, was at the National Press Club Thursday evening for a question and answer session to promote her new book "Resilience." Mrs. Edwards revealed her husband has determined his affair with Rielle Hunter, a campaign videographer, has made...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 05-20-09 (Elizabeth Edwards Rattled On "The View")

    05/20/2009 6:25:26 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 26 replies · 1,226+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | May 20, 2009 | HUffies and PJ-Comix
    Here is a tip for women out there. If you absolutely hate talking about your husband having a love child with another woman, then DON'T write a book about his affair and then go on a publicity tour promoting the publication. Because if you do, you are sure to be asked highly embarrassing questions about the love child as happened to Elizabeth Edwards when she appeared on "The View" yesterday. Take a look at the video in this Huffington Post THREAD, "Elizabeth Edwards Talks Possible Love Child On 'The View'" and you could almost hear her mind screaming out...
  • Elizabeth Edwards' Book Debut Disappoints

    05/14/2009 12:06:51 PM PDT · by Justaham · 29 replies · 864+ views
    Even a juicy political affair and an appearance on Oprah didn't help Elizabeth Edwards sell a lot of books. To say that her new memoir, Reflections, underperformed would be an understatement. The book trailed behind Michael J. Fox's memoir and Mark Levin's Liberty, only opening with a scan of 18,853 units. To put that into perspective: Fox's book scanned 36,321 units this past week, with a total of 138,128 since it's release. The battle of the books is on!
  • . . . When some things are best left private (Elizabeth Edwards)

    05/13/2009 5:35:23 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 21 replies · 844+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 05/13/2009 | FROMA HARROP
    It pains me to take Elizabeth Edwards to task for anything. She is suffering from terminal cancer and from assertions that her cheating husband fathered a child with a party girl. So my first instinct is to totally lay off. The only rap against her, it seems, is that she knew of an affair after John Edwards announced his presidential run and that she kept it secret. May I disagree? The ''cover-up'' was the good part. Some things are best left private. Elizabeth's book and Oprah outpouring drag the public under the couple's covers -- disclosure with no socially redeeming...
  • Cork it, ladies

    05/12/2009 8:04:47 AM PDT · by SmithL · 21 replies · 1,076+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/12/9 | Debra J. Saunders
    Elizabeth Edwards always seemed like the yin - a genuine human being - to her smarmy husband's too-slick yang. No more. With the release of her memoir "Resilience" and self-flagellation book tour about her life with her cheating hubby, Mrs. E now seems about as believable as her husband. That is: Add the prefix "un." No one should expect the wife of a man with Edwards' hobbies to be completely forthcoming - which is why she never should have written the book. Unless she had decided to show him the door - or if she had come out and said...
  • NPR Plugs Elizabeth Edwards Book, But Suggests Some Think She 'Perpetrated a Fraud'

    05/11/2009 8:23:25 AM PDT · by Justaham · 15 replies · 908+ views ^ | 5-10-09 | Tim Graham
    In addition to a sympathy tour on Oprah Winfrey’s show, Elizabeth Edwards was interviewed by National Public Radio on Thursday. But All Things Considered co-anchor Michele Norris deserves credit for channeling some of the resentment of voters – both Edwards voters and others – who feel defrauded not just by John, but by Elizabeth, who consented to completely fraudulent media stories celebrating her wedded bliss. Deep into the interview, Norris asked the toughie:
  • Elizabeth Edwards Is No Saint

    05/10/2009 10:51:24 AM PDT · by NYPNorth · 42 replies · 1,813+ views
    The New York Post ^ | 05/09/2009 | Kyle Smith
    John and Elizabeth Edwards have proven themselves the perfect match. On the one hand, you've got a lying, hypocritical, power-hungry narcissist. And then there's her husband. Yes, I've heard that she has cancer. I think it might have been mentioned on the campaign trail once or twice, in 2008. "Vote for me, my wife has cancer!" Actually, the argument was more sophisticated than that. It was, "My wife has cancer, so I'm an expert on health care, so the federal government should take over health, I'm really sorry I voted for the war, subject of course to changing conditions on...

    05/10/2009 2:56:37 AM PDT · by Scanian · 29 replies · 1,521+ views
    NY Post ^ | May 9, 2009 | Kyle Smith
    John and Elizabeth Edwards have proven themselves the perfect match. On the one hand, you've got a lying, hypocritical, power-hungry narcissist. And then there's her husband. Yes, I've heard that she has cancer. I think it might have been mentioned on the campaign trail once or twice, in 2008. "Vote for me, my wife has cancer!" Actually, the argument was more sophisticated than that. It was, "My wife has cancer, so I'm an expert on health care, so the federal government should take over health, I'm really sorry I voted for the war, subject of course to changing conditions on...
  • HuffPo Blogger Gives Detailed Financial Advice to John Edwards' Mistress

    05/07/2009 7:05:56 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 10 replies · 810+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | May 6, 2009 | P.J. Gladnick
    There are many elements of tragedy about the John Edwards scandal story currently being unfolded again in public, and on Oprah, due to the publication of his wife's (almost) tell-all book. However, let's face it, all this renewed attention to the foibles of John Edwards is sure to cause yet more late night comedian jokes. And perhaps the funniest bit of comedy yet is the unintentional humor provided by Huffington Post blogger, Henry Blodget, who provides financial advice to Edwards' mistress in such excruciating detail as to be highly comical. Keep in mind when reading Blodget's blog entry, "The Business...
  • BIG HOLLYWOOD: Elizabeth Edwards Is Not a Victim — She’s an Accomplice

    05/06/2009 6:47:36 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies · 1,277+ views
    Fox News ^ | May 6th, 2009 | Kurt Schlichter
    Elizabeth Edwards has hit the chat show circuit to hawk her new memoir “Resilience.” Her interview with Oprah airs Thursday. Elizabeth has some important lessons to teach the young women of today. The most important of these lessons is to be nothing like her, though I’m pretty sure that’s not the message she is trying to send. Typically, when someone whines about his or her circumstances, I take a common sense approach and start by blaming the victim. The fact is that bad things tend to happen to people who make bad, or at least dumb, decisions.
  • The Elizabeth Edwards Pity Party

    05/06/2009 3:26:35 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 13 replies · 1,100+ views
    The Elizabeth Edwards Pity Party By Kurt Schlichter Created 2009-05-06 18:14 Elizabeth Edwards has hit the chat show circuit to hawk her new memoir “Resilience.” Her interview with Oprah airs Thursday. Elizabeth has some important lessons to teach the young women of today. The most important of these lessons is to be nothing like her, though I’m pretty sure that’s not the message she is trying to send. Typically, when someone whines about his or her circumstances, I take a common sense approach and start by blaming the victim. The fact is that bad things tend to happen to people...
  • John Edwards Flashback: Praised by Rolling Stone as the 'Real Liberal'

    05/06/2009 5:23:38 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 5 replies · 450+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | May 6, 2009 | P.J. Gladnick
    How the mighty have fallen. John Edwards and his wife, Elizabeth, are back in the news because of a book written by the latter about her philandering husband. Even the New York Times which less than a year ago shunned any mention of the John Edwards scandal which was all over the Blogosphere has weighed in on his fate in the form of a Maureen Dowd column: Elizabeth Edwards would have made a wonderful candidate herself. But she poured everything into John. And then John betrayed her. And then John betrayed his staffers, going ahead with the 2008 campaign, letting...
  • Elizabeth Edwards to appear on Oprah Winfrey show

    05/05/2009 6:23:44 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 46 replies · 1,396+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 5, 2009
    Elizabeth Edwards tells talk show host Oprah Winfrey that it's a "complicated question" if she still is in love with her husband, former presidential candidate and U.S. Sen John Edwards, after his admitted affair. In an episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" to air Thursday, Winfrey asks Edwards, "Are you still in love with him?" Edwards responds, "You know, that's a complicated question," in an excerpt provided in advance to The Associated Press by Harpo Productions. Winfrey also asks Edwards, "Is it a day by day thing?" And Edwards says, "Neither one of us is out the door so I...
  • E. Edwards on her husband: It's 'complicated'

    05/05/2009 12:29:20 PM PDT · by NotchJohnson · 20 replies · 841+ views
    Charlotte Observer ^ | 4/5/2009 | Jim Morrill
    Asked if she is still in love with her husband, Elizabeth Edwards told Oprah Winfrey “that's a complicated question.” And when Winfrey asked about marriage, Edwards said, “Neither one of us is out the door so I guess it's day by day, but maybe it's month-by-month.” Edwards' appearance on Oprah Thursday marks her most extensive public comments since former Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. John Edwards acknowledged an affair last summer. Winfrey interviewed both Edwards at their sprawling, 28,000-foot Chapel Hill home. Her publicists released a partial transcript Tuesday of what they called “a no-holds-barred conversation, where no topic...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 05-05-09 ("Why did Elizabeth Edwards write her new book?")

    05/05/2009 5:34:51 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 34 replies · 1,183+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | May 5, 2009 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    The DUmmies just can't let go of their erstwhile hero, John Edwards. Despite everything that has happened, they still cling to him to the extent that they are peeved at his wife for writing an (almost) tell-all book about the Breck Girl. I say "almost" because I understand she didn't address whether the daughter of his mistress is really his. I think we already know the answer to that but apparently, Elizabeth prefers not to face that ugly fact. It's strange that the DUmmies are attacking Elizabeth because she is one of the very few public people to actually...
  • JOHN EDWARDS' SECRET SPLIT (Elizabeth Tosses Breck Girl Out)

    02/15/2009 6:55:09 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 68 replies · 3,638+ views
    National Enquirer ^ | February 4, 2009
    The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively that John Edwards' cancer-stricken wife Elizabeth threw out her cheating husband after he admitted his extramarital affair on national TV!   Now those close to brave Elizabeth are pushing her to reveal the secret split in her new book Resilience: Reflections on the Burdens and Gifts of Facing Life's Adversities, say sources. "The new book is Elizabeth's opportunity to admit that she did what any other wife and mother in America would have done - she did not accept her husband's philandering, and she tossed him out," said a close source. "Friends have told Elizabeth...
  • Elizabeth Edwards “not that fond” of Obama’s health care plan

    10/28/2008 1:08:53 PM PDT · by Entrepreneur · 18 replies · 1,138+ views
    DC Examiner ^ | October 28, 2008 | Jeff Dufour and Patrick Gavin
    Rx for infighting Politics is full of compromises, right? Well, consider this example: Elizabeth Edwards – wife of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards and currently a health care advisor to Sen. Barack Obama’s campaign – isn’t 100% behind the Democratic nominee’s health care plan. “We're on the verge of an Obama Presidency," said Edwards at George Washington University Monday night, and “I’m not that fond of his plan.” Edwards complained that Obama – like his Republican rival, Sen. John McCain -- views healthcare as a commodity, rather than a human right. Still, Edwards called the plan a step in...
  • Edwards Affair: Did Elizabeth Know More?

    09/12/2008 10:45:43 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 18 replies · 228+ views
    FOX News ^ | Tuesday, September 09, 2008 | Roger Friedman
    How much did Elizabeth Edwards, John Edwards’ wife, know about his affair with Rielle Hunter and when did she know it? Edwards has said that he told his wife about the affair “at the end of 2006” and that everything ended after that. Indeed, within days of the end of 2006, Web videos produced by Hunter about Edwards disappeared from his campaign Web site and from YouTube. Sources tell me that it was indeed Elizabeth Edwards who had the videos pulled down when she saw them. The theory among Edwards campaign insiders is that she finally put two and two...