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Monday, January 7, 2008

Hillary cries on camera; will she drop out?

As I'm sure everyone has heard, Hillary Clinton teared up during an interview with ABC. Some say it's contrived; others say it's a sign of the toll the campaign can take. Matt Drudge even went so far as to say that she may drop out of the race soon, due to her dropping poll numbers and ever-evaporating war chest.

Most candidates have refrained from commenting on the affair, but John Edwards decided to say the following: "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."

This has drawn the ire of the blogsphere, as people see his comments as a cheap shot at Clinton. Indeed, if there were one candidate who could benefit from Clinton's collapse, it would be Edwards. And he knows it: when he wasn't talking about his father working in a mill, Edwards spent the majority of the debate on Saturday lashing out at Clinton.

But this seems like a cheap shot from a candidate whose campaign is in far worse shape than Clinton's.


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