“But according to Kerry associates, the senator’s plans changed dramatically in the fallout of his election-eve “botched joke” about the education levels of US troops. The harsh reaction to that incident — from many Democrats as well as Republicans — displayed to Kerry the extreme skepticism within his own party about whether he should mount another run.”(Story Link)
Not that he would have stood a chance anyway, but at least we don’t have to see him or hear him for the next 18-24 months. What I don’t get is if he doesn’t think he can win, and the nation didn’t have enough confidence in him, why would anyone vote for John Edwards? Oh I know, because people vote for charming, smiling, sweet talking, overly charismatic, southern democrats – just not pasty, white, boring northeastern liberals.