Elizabeth Edwards on why her husband, who trails Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in the national polls, may need the Internet to succeed: "In some ways, it's the way we have to go. We can't make John black, we can't make him a woman. Those things get you a lot of press, worth a certain amount of fundraising dollars."
The burden of being John Edwards
The candidate's wife notes that he's neither black nor a woman.
August 8, 2007 12:59AM (UTC)
Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.MORE FROM Tim Grieve
COMPLETELY AD FREE,
FOR THE NEXT HOUR
Read Now, Pay Later - no upfront
registration for 1-Hour Access
7-Day Access and Monthly
Subscriptions also available
No tracking or personal data collection
beyond name and email address