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A few recent posts made light of the name similarity between John Edwards, Presidential Candidate, and John Edwards, Talking-to-the-Dead Guy.  I was reminded of two cartoons I did in my 'Clipart Comics' series from just over a year ago.

This was during that depressing period when Bush was daily being compared to Churchill and FDR.  I'm especially fond of FDR's response.

(They're in the extended copy portion, and are only about 10K each, so dial-up users don't worry).

Originally posted to M31 on Tue Feb 17, 2004 at 08:25 PM PST.

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  •  John Edward? (none)
    Uh, correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't the talking-to-the-dead guy named John Edward, without the 's'?

    Still confusing though, heh.

  •  s-less (none)
    the talking to the dead guy is John Edward.  No trailing "s".  Don't know why getting his name wrong bugs me, but there you go.

    The chips are down. Find your outrage.

    by sj on Tue Feb 17, 2004 at 08:30:55 PM PST

  •  Oh alright (none)
    Edward it is.  I could have looked it up, but then I would have had to think of a different joke.

    Anyway, if you liked these the rest of them are at


  •  so what (none)
    Edwards real family name was Edwardse
  •  Further confusion (none)
    I keep calling Edwards "Jonathan," like the Puritan preacher, and later the folk-rocker who had an early '70s hit with "Sunshine" (the one that goes "He can't even run his own life/I'll be damned if he runs miiiiine"). Did you know that song was about draft-dodging, but he made it oblique enough to get on the AM radio? Indeed, so oblique that nobody got the message until he gave interviews. And then there's the Keith Richards/Keith Richard problem....

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