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Blog Highlight: Edwards Campaign Aides had “Nuclear Option”


Jill Garvey • May 11, 2009

I enjoyed Nicole Belle’s Sunday post on the ‘nuclear option’ for Edwards’ campaign aides. Apparently when affair rumors became increasingly likely, his aides formulated a plan to pull the plug on Edwards if it looked like he would win the primary. Party people through and through. Nicole put it all in perspective when she wrote,

Meanwhile, may I express some exasperation at the investigation of the money paid to Rielle Hunter by the Edwards campaign for videotaping as something critical to our democracy and yet we’ve known that the Bush administration lost NINE BILLION dollars in Iraq and there has been not one investigation? It’s not an either/or proposition, but c’mon, there has to be some economies of scale working here when a $100K paycheck takes precedence over $9 billion.

Read the entire post at Crooks and Liars.

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