The Democratic Contenders
Edwards may be a natural politician, he may be the rising star of the Democratic Party, and he just might become Vice President of the U.S. [July 19] But now is not the time. His "two Americas" speech you quoted was masterly and moving, but it reminded me that Edwards is a trial lawyer by profession, and his words sounded as if he was talking to a courtroom jury. Edwards gives the impression of a man continually in a hurry, someone restless and not willing to be grateful for what he has already achieved. He wants...

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