At the risk of further enraging the die-hard Edwards supporters, and truley I mean no disrespect to John Edwards, a man I admire, I would advise John Edwards to get out of the race.
Not since that fatefull day in 1968 at the Ambassador hotel when Bobby Kennedy was tragically gunned down by Sirhan, has America had a real opportunity to install a progressive in the White House. I myself was a John Edwards supporter, I still support the ideals, vision and agenda of John Edwards, but the handwriting is on the wall. John Kerry has analyzed the handwriting and come to the same conclusion, it is time to make a deal John.
It is now a two-person race and John has fallen to third. John Edwards no longer has any real chance of claiming the nomination. I respect the people who are still in the trenches of South Carolina and Nevada who are fighting for his candidacy, but John is no longer a candidate he is now a spoiler. At least two thirds of John's supporters would flow to Barrack Obama if John asked them to. It's time to make a deal John.
The goal of the progessives who frequent these pages is to have a real change in the way that our government operates and protects and works for the middle class, the poor, the working and the un-insured. John Edwards exemplifies those qualities but there is another who has risen to the top in Barrack Obama, Obama has captured the imagination of not just progressives, but independents and Republicans. It's time to make a deal John.
I cannot think of a ticket that would resound more with Democrats and independents than a ticket of Obama/Edwards. We could have both our cake and eat it too, if these two fine American politicians were to team up. Just think of it 8 years of Obama/Edwards and then in 2016 John Edwards will still be young enough to run for President as an incumbent vice-president. 8 years of Obama/Edwards and then 8 more years of Edwards/? what a great forecast for the American Dream.
Time to make a deal John!