Note to political candidates and office holders — do not, under any circumstances, accept an invitation to interrupt a concert or a sporting event just to get your mug out in front of a bunch of people. No matter what party you represent, no matter what your poll ratings say, you WILL be booed.
John Edwards violates this rule and pays the price.
Sporting events are even more brutal. The combination of testosterone and lots and lots of beer causes the most polite people in the world to get loud and angry with any politician who steps into the arena. I’ve seen our Governor booed mercilessly at sporting events, and we all know how popular she is …