Friday, January 11, 2008

John Edwards Is A Loser

Lawrence O'Donnell wrote on The Huffington Post John Edwards is a loser. He has won exactly two elections in his life and lost 31. Only one of his wins and all of his losses were in presidential primaries and caucuses. He remains perfectly positioned to continue to lose with a Kucinich-like consistency. Nothing but egomania keeps Edwards in the race now. All presidential candidates are egomaniacs but some of them have party status worth preserving that forces them to drop out when they hit the wall. A loser like Edwards has no status or dignity to lose. Campaigning and losing is his life.
I'm just guessing here, but I don't think Lawrence is an Edwards supporter.
So, he will continue his simple-minded, losing campaign and deny Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton the one-on-one contest they deserve.
What about a candidate the country deserves? Any one with any experience to ever be a President has already dropped out of the Democratic race, and truthfully there never was anyone in either party really qualified to be President.
If John Edwards stays in the race, he might, in the end, become nothing other than the Southern white man who stood in the way of the black man. And for that, he would deserve a lifetime of liberal condemnation. Maybe Edwards is already not a factor in the campaign because Edwards voters would split evenly between Senators Obama and Clinton if Edwards dropped out. But we'll never know unless Edwards does the right thing and gets out of the way of the only two candidates who have a chance to get the nomination. The white male monopoly on the Democratic nomination has finally come to an end. Someone has to tell John Edwards.
I am pretty sure Lawrence is not an Edwards supporter. But what he needs to understand is Edwards is in it until the Convention. There is always a chance that Obama wil stumble, and fall flat on his face, and someone needs to be the Not Hillary candidate. They certainly don't want leave that job to Dennis Kucinich.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Bye bye loser. Take your class warfare rhetoric, put it between your legs with your tail, and go home. And for all you fooled by his tailored-for-the-highschool-dropout "plan", I pity you. At the same time your ignorance makes guys like Edwards possible and dangerous