According to the A.P. John Edwards billed his campaign for two $400 haircuts. His vanity will be fodder for late night comics, but his stupidity for billing his campaign for this may cost him the nomination.
* Absolutely\n* No way\n* Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.\n
After the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid cautioned Tuesday against a “rush to judgment” on stricter gun control. A leading House supporter of restrictions on firearms conceded passage of legislation would be difficult.
Congressional Democrats say there is no doubt President Bush will soon be confronted with legislation calling for an end to the Iraq war. But the new majority must decide how far to go in trying to tie Bush’s hands and what will happen after the president’s inevitable veto.
The debate is likely to expose fissures among Democrats, who remain divided on whether to cut off money for the unpopular war and risk leaving troops in the lurch.
Disaster has been both the making and the undoing of President Bush.
Bush’s bearing after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 â€” tough yet empathetic â€” felt right to the public. He rode that support to a second term, despite questions about the economy and the war in Iraq.
Representing America’s anguish, President Bush told Virginia Tech students and teachers at a somber convocation Tuesday that the nation was praying for them and “there’s a power in these prayers.”
“It’s impossible to make sense of such violence and suffering,” Bush said at a memorial service on the campus where 33 people, including the suspected gunman, died in shootings the day before.