Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Scratch John Edwards From Obama's VP List
No sooner had Time confirmed that former Sen. John Edwards was on Obama's short list for vice president than the National Enquirer broke a story alleging that its reporters caught up with Edwards at the Beverly Hilton after he left a hotel room of a woman at 2:40 a.m. this morning who the tabloid claims gave birth to a child belonging to Edwards. According to the tabloid report, Edwards hid out in the hotel's basement bathroom until security arrived to help escort him out of the hotel after its reporters confronted him about his alleged meeting in the hotel room of Rielle Hunter and his supposed love child. Hunter once did filming work for Edwards' presidential campaign. Edwards wife, Elizabeth, is still being treated for cancer. Assuming Edwards had any chance of landing a spot on the ticket with Obama, this news will certainly wash it away.