Friday Feedback: Beth Comments on “Edwards the Confessor vs. McCain’s Ongoing Philandering”

istock_000001483014xsmall.jpgEvery Friday the LA Progressive features a comment that was particularly noteworthy. This week we are featuring a comment that was submitted in response to “Edwards the Confessor vs. McCain’s Ongoing Philandering,” by Charlie James.. Here’s Beth’s comment:

I was born in Washington DC, and have lived within 10 miles of the White House, across the Potomac River in Northern Va all my life.

This area is the bedroom community of most of the Senators, Congress, Supreme Court Justices, all the Government and White House workers, and some former Presidents for a while.

My parents were VERY active in politics, and when I became a teenager, seeing all the dinner parties, fundraisers, and listening to a lot of these officials, I decided never to work on the Hill, White House or any Federal agency.

Seeing the real side of the political wheeling and dealing, which many on the Hill enjoy, and the “flyer pilot” seat of your pants attitude, that others besides McCain express in private life, made me a cynic at an early age.

The truth is MOST of the elected men have fooled around on their wives once they get to this town, many stretch the truth more then they ever have in their lives to “protect” the President, the Senator, the Congressman, the judge, etc.

It is a strange town, not as dull as sometimes one would be led to believe. Ugly men that could not score a date much less sex in Podunk, now have power, and they take advantage of their position.

I have lost most respect for the majority of lobbyists,CEO’s, Senators, Congressmen, and Presidents in this town. They are more concerned about their “egos” then running the country right.

The one thing that does amaze me, is how the media gives most a “pass” on any sexual hanky panky. A guy is cheating on his wife and it is kept under wraps, a “private” matter.

I don’t agree. I have seen these guys close up. I would not want to be McCains wife or mistress or have him run my country, he lives too much on the edge and takes too many risks……

Many people who live here know what is going on. But we don’t want any problems by opening our mouths.

People outside this area wonder why it takes the National Enguirer to break these few stories. Even they should be looking over their shoulders.

I am probably voting for Obama, if I don’t vote for Nader. Those two guys are innocents compared to McCain.

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  1. Georgia says

    I personally don’t care about cheating on wives. I didn’t care about Clinton’s / Monica Lewinsky debacle, and I don’t care about Edward’s cheating. I have read enough books on cancer victim’s lives to know it is not my place to judge what would happen in a marriage under that kind of stress and relentless sadness. It DOES irk me when someone that was such a great candidate like John Edwards, who did so much to champion help for the poor, is destroyed. Edward’s biggest mistake was to confess. He and his wife should have been left alone by the media to overcome this. But there is no mercy by media. McCain’s outburts of anger worry me more than his mistress’. Isn’t that a sign of dementia?

    • edie says

      It could be a sign of dementia but dementia comes with age and from what I understand McCain has ALWAYS been an angry man…not a person we need leading us…we need a person with a good head on his shoulders..not one who loses his head at the drop of a hat…we’re in enough trouble already…

    • nativegirl says

      I agree with you absolutely. Edwards was targeted and being a cancer survivor myself, family unity is the power structure that’s more important than an affair in a marriage that is under considerable stress coping with a ‘life and death’ situation of a loved one.

      John McCain is reckless. Since early childhood this man has been reckless and self-centered. His family history means nothing to me, his ‘self-hero’ worship means nothing to me. He has a behavior that questions his ability to be in charge of anything. I’m surprised Arizonan’s keep him as their senator, but that is their choice.

  2. BILL L says

    After reading this reply i can believe it… I am a Amateur Astrologer an by no meas accomplished enough to make a living at it. But it is a good pass time in my old age and gives me a god insight to people.Sister Sara there has a set up in her chart that i have see be4 an these folks are power hungry an get used big time. Her life is totally built around the entity being used, Lets see what happens now i usually keep out of predicting with it, have said that im gonna break my usual pattern and predict if the person releases the so called “TROOPER GATE”, on Oct 10 like i thought i had heard,She will not like it Its in a region in her chart that involves Mars Meaning conflict.. I will go further to predict that on the 15th of Oct. Mc Shame goes into total melt down that evening during the debate.. Like i said im not a pro at this but it is a super educated observation on my part an it also hangs on timing the accuracy of his birth chart an the time of the debate. This man is about get delivered a lesson from Saturn the celestial task master… Just some afternoon observations I wised to get in writing before this thing comes unglued BILL USN RET

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