He’s been out of the news for a while, so this infographic won’t carry the same punch as it would have had we published it when we made it.
But anyway. John Edwards epitomizes the out-of-touch, self-absorbed, entitled individual that gravitates towards politics and it’s lure of power and privilege. We’ll pick on him because he was such a dashingly good looking fellow with, at one time, the promise of charismatic, upbeat leadership that had good things to say and to believe in. Aw, nuts.
Of course, we all get what we vote for. For those of us that vote, we get people that really do have some sense of American pride and benevolence in their hearts, but that are willing to dump that idealism very quickly when a moment of self-interested opportunity or threat arises. You know. Just like the rest of us. For those of us that don’t vote, we get people that are disinterested in important stuff that really should be addressed in the present. You know. Just like the rest of us. For those of us that don’t want to compromise our principles, we get people that fracture the effectiveness of government. For those of us that are unwilling to study issues and make thoughtful and well-vetted conclusions, we get people that promote outrageous ideas. And so on. So, we are represented by ourselves.
Aw. That sounded preachy. Yeah, truth hurts, cupcake. Now leave us alone. We’re going to go watch Tosh.0 and ignore our complacency.
We hope that the next go-around will be a little bit more interesting than white-bread Rielle Hunter. C’mon John, get yourself some strange.
And here are some leftovers because there’s nothing much “comicish” about this post. As usual. Funny that. With a domain name like “Comics A-Go-Go!” one would think there would be more about comics. Yeah. One would think.