On John Edwards’ Departure From the Presidential Race

Former Senator John Edwards bowed out of the race for the Democratic nomination for President yesterday. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to long-time readers that I’ve been a supporter of Edwards for a number of years. Over five years ago, on this very website, I described Edwards as “the shining hope of the Democratic … Continue reading On John Edwards’ Departure From the Presidential Race

On John Edwards’ Address to the Nation

An e-mail I received today from the John Edwards presidential campaign. Tonight, he’ll be addressing the nation on MSNBC following the President’s speech about Iraq and the report General Petreaus delivered to Congress. Tonight, after President Bush makes yet another argument for continuing the war in Iraq, John Edwards will speak directly to the American … Continue reading On John Edwards’ Address to the Nation

On Sending Gonzales the Constitution

Several weeks ago I received an e-mail from the John Edwards campaign asking for signatures for a petition they wanted to send to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. What sort of petition? They wanted to send him a ginormous copy of the United States Constitution. Because, clearly, Gonzales had never read it. As long-time readers know … Continue reading On Sending Gonzales the Constitution

On Getting Rid of Gonzales

On Monday I received an e-mail—as I often do—from John Edwards’ presidential campaign. They were putting together a petition to send to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, and they wanted signatures. But it wasn’t an ordinary petition. The petition would come on a copy of the United States Constitution. For each signature, the Edwards campaign would … Continue reading On Getting Rid of Gonzales