Tactics and Substance in the 2004 Elections GoogleNews: Howard Dean

July 6, 2004

by J

RP on Edwards

The Rude Pundit on VP John Edwards:
A good trial lawyer is a son of a bitch on behalf of the little person; he's a mean, vicious motherfucker who will rip out the spinal cords of corporate lackeys and their whore attorneys and leave them paralyzed, immobile, unable to do anything but weep and pay damages.

[...] Finally, on the personal story front, Edwards is hard to beat: poor kid made good, son of a mill worker now a millionaire. And a man who lost his 16 year-old son. That kind of tragedy makes a politician even more frightening to his opponents: Edward's faced the darkness, man, and come out the other side. Anything Bush/Cheney wanna throw at him is gonna be meaningless.
Bring. It. On.

Yes indeedy, the J side of VJ is getting a wee bit 'cited about Kerry-Edwards. And no, it has nothing to do with John Edwards being "handsome." I actually find him waaaay too pretty (and a bit smarmy) for my taste. Much more of a Howard Dean or bearded Al Gore type myself, if you must know, but then I'm a sucker for smart scientist/geek types. No, it's the thought of John Edwards ripping Dick Cheney's slimy black heart out through his nose and holding it up to shrivel in the light. That will be a fine thing to see.

I also gave $25 to John Kerry today for not choosing Dick Gephardt (following the NYCO model of rewarding them when they do something right). It's a fraction of what I'm giving DFA and DFA candidates this summer, but it's something.
Posted by J at July 6, 2004 02:42 PM
Comments

"A good trial lawyer is a son of a bitch on behalf of the little person; he's a mean, vicious motherfucker who will rip out the spinal cords of corporate lackeys and their whore attorneys and leave them paralyzed, immobile, unable to do anything but weep and pay damages."

I like this -- reminds me of how I've always characterized Bobby Kennedy, a combative little fuck on the side of Light.

Posted by: Janis at July 7, 2004 01:41 PM

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