The Corner

An Absence, a Presence

A reader makes an interesting/cheeky point — I had said how remarkable it was that John Edwards vanished so quickly. One day he was a big deal, the next day he was sheer, burnt toast. Our reader says, “Yeah: He’s not allowed to speak at the convention because he had an affair and lied about it. But Bill Clinton is speaking, isn’t he?” Ah, Billy J. — an exception to everything.

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