Wednesday, June 27, 2007

i heart Elizabeth Edwards 

Elizabeth Edwards confronts Anne Coulter on Hardball

You had a column a couple years ago which made fun of the moment of [Edwards' son] Charlie Dean's death and suggessted that my husband had a bumper sticker on the back of his car that said, 'ask me about my dead son.' This is not legitimate political dialogue. It debases political dialogue. It draws people away from the process. We can't have a debate about the issues if you're using this type of language."

Coulter later questioned why the presidential candidate didn't phone in himself, to which Elizabeth had a ready answer. "I haven't talked to John about this call. I'm phoning in as a mother," she said to much applause. "I'm the mother of that boy who died. . . These young people behind you are the age of my children. You're asking them to particpate in a dialogue that's based on hatefullness and ugliness instead of on the issues and I don't think that's serving them or this country very well.

about time-yay Liz! you're in my prayers.-Hepkitty

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