Carter, et al?

The Washington Times Weekly - - NATIONAL -

Speak­ing of the 2008 pres­i­den­tial de­bates, is John Ed­wards “chan­nel­ing” Jimmy Carter?

Wash­ing­ton book re­searcher Sean Kennedy, a Univer­sity of Cal­i­for­nia at Berke­ley grad­u­ate and nephew of Demo­cratic po­lit­i­cal strate­gist Bob Shrum, for­wards to Inside the Belt­way sev­eral com­par­isons he’s drawn be­tween Mr. Carter’s in­fa­mous “Malaise” speech in 1979, and Mr. Ed­wards’ com­ments dur­ing the first Demo­cratic pres­i­den­tial de­bate two weeks ago in South Carolina.

Take the cat­e­gory of “en­ergy war­riors”:

Mr. Carter: “Ev­ery act of en­ergy

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