Unformatted text preview: Ms. Peacock in the Oval Office with a cigar Mundane Excogitations He reminds me of a Kennedy, young, motivated, and attractive. And beset with problems with a flair for the dramatic. It was his name on the vice presidential ticket that kept me from voting for Kerry in 2004. Kerry seemed poised and articulate and a better choice than another round of ol’ Dubyah, but the possibility of him not finishing his term and having this young kid take over the leadership of our country bothered me. And when that same charismatic man tossed his hat in the ring for the 2008 elections, no one was happier than me to see Hillary Clinton beating him out. However, I have to wonder the what if factor in light of his recent scandals and admissions and lies. Would we be sitting through another Lewinsky-gate right now if John Edwards had successfully been elected to the seat of presidency? Let’s play catch up with the facts before I begin. His web of lies is a picture perfect for Webster’s of why people don’t trust politicians. In 2007 the National Enquirer published a string of stories of Edwards and his mistress and they were largely ignored. I mean, this is the same newspaper that has published string of stories of Edwards and his mistress and they were largely ignored....
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2010 for the course HMHS HMHS taught by Professor Hazel during the Spring '10 term at Heritage.
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