He blew the question about his qualifications, but all evening it’s been hard to imagine John Edwards as president. Too green. Trying too hard. He appears to be earnestly performing. In a dangerous world with people bent on killing us this debate hasn’t given anyone a reason to choose Edwards to be in the wings rather than Cheney. And, the closer! The threats we face post-9/11, “the challenge of our generation,” in contrast with kitchen table talk reveals the divide between the tickets.