Kerryism of the Day
The senator's caveats and curlicues.
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Question: This comes from our political editor ... who I think has been watching an awful lot of debates and exchanges. He wants to know if you are aware that Sen. Edwards' father worked in a mill all his life.
Will Saletan covers science, technology, and politics for Slate and says a lot of things that get him in trouble.
Photograph of John Kerry by Luke Frazza/Agence France-Presse; photograph of John Edwards on Slate's home page by Luke Frazza/Agence France-Presse.