I think this President has shown a remarkable disrespect for his office, for the moral dimensions of leadership, for his friends, for his wife, for his precious daughter. It is breathtaking to me the level to which that disrespect has risen.
From the statement of John Edwards in the impeachment trial of Bill Clinton on February 12, 1999.
H/t Andrew Sullivan.
The old rule of politics is that a politician’s career isn’t done unless a politician is caught with:
a live boy or a dead girl.
Edwards releases this information on the Friday the Olympics begins and as a war breaks out between Russia and Georgia. He obviously is still looking out for a future political career.