Former presidential candidate John Edwards, who won nationwide praise and sympathy as he campaigned side by side with his cancer-stricken wife, Elizabeth, admitted in shame Friday he had had an affair with a woman who produced videos as he prepared to launch his campaign.
Inconveniently for Barack Obama and especially John McCain, but conveniently for the rests of us, oil prices have begun to fall — rather rapidly. On Friday, oil was selling at $114 a barrel, down better than 20 percent from its peak of $147 a barrel just three weeks ago.
When a country undergoes fast and unexpected change or feels under threat, its people are subject to commit outrages. By now the list of offenses and crimes committed against immigrants that violate our own moral codes in the Unites States are worthy of a human-rights investigation.
So, now according to John McCain, Senator Obama is the anti-Christ.
If this latest political strategy of the GOP and Senator McCain was not so un-Christian and un-American, their desperate attempt to portray a United States Senator as the anti-Christ would be laughable or at least generate a bit of pity.