The Edwards Effect

be Paul Krugman

So John Edwards has dropped out of the race for the presidency. By normal political standards, his campaign fell short.

But Mr. Edwards, far more than is usual in modern politics, ran a campaign based on ideas. And even as his personal quest for the White House faltered, his ideas triumphed: both candidates left standing are, to a large extent, running on the platform Mr. Edwards built.

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Published in: on February 1, 2008 at 3:47 pm  Comments (2)  

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  1. yep!

  2. Edwards has had a profound effect of what is being discussed in this election.

    If we get some kind of health care plan and a change in trade policy in 2009, it will be because he worked tirelessly for the past four years to keep them alive.


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