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John Edwards gets endorsed, too


...From The Onion. And it's an endorsement not for the faint of heart:

[I]t is without ambivalence or hesitation that The Onionendorses former U.S. senator John Edwards for president.

Mr. Edwards’ career has not been without its missteps. He has, like all of us at one time or another, made his share of mistakes. His opposition to a nationwide military draft, for instance. In addition, his support for the expansion of immigrants’ rights has angered this newspaper’s editorial board. And yet at each turn, Mr. Edwards has recovered in full, with two feet planted firmly on the ground and his dignity and political acumen intact. He is a man who has learned from adversity, knowing, as any former attorney does, that the strongest individuals are forged through trials by fire.

Furthermore, Mr. Edwards conducted a protracted extramarital affair with a younger woman while his wife was dying of cancer, and we like that he did this. Our reasons for liking that he did this are tenfold:

What follows are 10 (satirical) reasons The Onion approves of Edwards' affair. And because I am the faint of heart, I'll let you click the link below if you want to see them for yourself.

[The Onion via skenigsberg]

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