Hey, if the politicians can do it, why can’t I?
So everyone’s heard about Clinton getting emotional when asked a personal question the other night. I’m not going to discuss the absolute bestiality of the press in their immediate and savage response to the smallest sign of emotion from her. When men do it, they are passionate. When women do it, they are shrill and incapable of leading. Whatever.
But was was more telling was the reactions of the other two Democratic candidates.
Obama: “I didn’t see what happened. I know this process is a grind. So that’s not something I care to comment on.”
Edwards: “I think what we need in a commander-in-chief is strength and resolve, and presidential campaigns are tough business, but being president of the United States is also tough business.”
Huh. And thus the flip flop.
If Obama wins and makes it to President, we will have a compassionate, strong leader who does not kick his opponents when they are down, and does not try to score points in their moments of weakness. I believe the true nature of a person comes out in moments like these. And for Edwards, it was not pretty.