MAILBAG: Obama, Can You Hear Me Now?

Earlier today the call went out in the blogosphere to urge John Edwards to call for Hillary and Obama to return to Washington to do their sworn duty to uphold the Constitution and join Chris Todd in his quest to deny immunity to telecoms caught illegally spying on Americans. And he just did. Kinda. Dear jonathan, When it comes to protecting the rule of law, words are not enough. We need action. It’s wrong for your government to spy on you. That’s why I’m asking you to join me today in calling on Senate Democrats to filibuster revisions to the […]

DIRT BOMB: The John Edwards ‘Love Child’ Blues

THE NATION: If the story is true, John Edwards is finished as a contender for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination. The story is the National Enquirer cover piece — which will go on the racks at the supermarkets and drug stores of Iowa, New Hampshire and the other 48 states Wednesday morning — that claims the former senator from North Carolina is the father of a soon-to-be-born “love child.”The article claims Edwards, who has long burnished an image as the consummate family man and whose wife Elizabeth is a key player in his campaign, had an 18-month affair with female […]