Roger L. Simon

Obama vs. Edwards: "Battle of the Money Hypocrites"

This is a year when I’m not in love with any candidates in either party, but the two I like least (discounting Paul and Kucinich) are Obama and Edwards. There’s little I find more repellent than multi-millionaires battling each other over the votes of the “common man.” Which one really “walks the walk,” as the dimwitted cliché goes, in their mutual populist crusades? Well, open up your bank account, fellas… and while we’re at it, let’s have a look at those tax returns… hope they don’t include too many of those deductions inaccessible to the poor and middle class.

[These two guys would make great talk show hosts.-ed. Absolutely – and they look it.]