Friday, January 11, 2008
Lawrence O'Donnell, a Downie adviser and activist who could never be mistaken for a Republican, has some harsh words for the dimwitted liar known as Little Johnny Downwards: You are a loser.
Welcome to the party, O'Donnell - we have been saying that for years.
John Edwards Is A Loser
John Edwards is a loser. He has won exactly two elections in his life and lost 31. Only one of his wins and all of his losses were in presidential primaries and caucuses. He remains perfectly positioned to continue to lose with a Kucinich-like consistency. Nothing but egomania keeps Edwards in the race now. All presidential candidates are egomaniacs but some of them have party status worth preserving that forces them to drop out when they hit the wall. A loser like Edwards has no status or dignity to lose. Campaigning and losing is his life. So, he will continue his simple-minded, losing campaign and deny Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton the one-on-one contest they deserve.
If John Edwards stays in the race, he might, in the end, become nothing other than the Southern white man who stood in the way of the black man. And for that, he would deserve a lifetime of liberal condemnation.
Maybe Edwards is already not a factor in the campaign because Edwards voters would split evenly between Senators Obama and Clinton if Edwards dropped out. But we'll never know unless Edwards does the right thing and gets out of the way of the only two candidates who have a chance to get the nomination.
The white male monopoly on the Democratic nomination has finally come to an end. Someone has to tell John Edwards.
Downwards is such a loser that the man who picked him to run for VP just four short years ago, John "I Have a Problem Telling the Truth" Kerry, endorsed Barack Obama this time around, and never even bothered to call Downwards to tell him.
Ouch - does that hurt!
Why is Downwards a loser? Because you cannot be a multimillionaire trial lawyer who is worth $50 million or more and say that you sympathize with the middle class and poor. It just isn't believable.