This is long. Go get a beverage.
I had a conversation with some friends of mine who are so angry at the John Edwards mistrial, they can hardly see. They personally hate him with the passion of a thousand suns, and believe that no matter how much good someone has done, it’s all negated by the bad.
It made me really think about how misled we all are as a country, thanks largely to our broken Media/Press, and how misplaced our anger and outage is.
First let me say that I’m BEYOND angry with John and Elizabeth Edwards. I’ll get to that later, but first:
– How many people out there have thought this trial has been about misuse of campaign funds?
– How many people are aware of the six specific charges brought against John Edwards?
– How many people wondered WHY Edwards is being charged when so many others seem to do the same thing or worse, with not only full impunity, but encouragement?
Now think about the source you got your information from.
For those of you unsure, here are the six charges:
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