By Kevin Wilson: CNJ columnist
It was easy to defend John Edwards. His message of two Americas — one for rich people he was thankful to be in, and one that just didn’t work for anybody else — was easy to believe.
It was easy to defend John Edwards when he was getting negative attention for expensive haircuts. His detractors were saying Edwards was a hypocrite to be a rich guy who cared about poor people — proving they don’t know what a hypocrite is.
Now I know what a hypocrite is. It’s John Edwards.
Edwards once spoke of the shame Bill Clinton’s infidelity brought to the White house, and the need to rise above politics. Then, he had an affair like Clinton did, and he revealed it in typical D.C.