God I love this lady.
Another Zinger From Elizabeth Edwards
July 18, 2007 11:44 AM ET | Permanent Link
She's known for her earthy charm and quick wit, and when she appeared at Planned Parenthood's annual public affairs conference in Washington, Elizabeth Edwards, wife of Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, didn't disappoint.
Filling in for her husband, who is on a three-day swing intended to highlight poverty issues, Edwards was introduced as "perhaps even more popular than her husband," reports our Liz Halloran. Edwards smiled ruefully and suggested that "everyone who is not running is more popular than everyone who is running." Dramatic pause. "Hence, Fred Thompson." The audience roared.