Another Look at John Edwards

From Edwards rises to the moment:
It’s rare that a presidential candidate -- a Democrat, no less -- tugs his glasses off and says, “Let’s pray." It's rarer still that the candidate concludes, “In Christ’s name.”

In an era of scripted and sterile campaign events, the massacre at Virginia Tech produced a striking spurt of resourcefulness and spontaneity from John Edwards and his staff.

If the presidency is about big moments, Edwards set himself apart from his competitors in both parties, all of whom responded more sluggishly – and with mere written statements -- to a tragedy that would quickly reshape the national dialogue.
I began the campaign season mildly attracted to Edwards then was put off by his $400 haircut. Maybe I need to check him out again?

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