Will Edwards cancel himself out?

After you are done enjoying Mark Steyn’s piece on John Edwards’ two Americas (see the post below), savor this dissection of the same spiel by David Gelernter:
“Last week, I heard an admiring TV pundit explain, to general agreement from his fellows, that Edwards’ ‘two Americas speech’ is his No. 1 asset, followed closely by his self-made-man, up-from-the-working-class life story. The problem is, they cancel each other out. . . .
“Edwards’ life story shows that his message is false. If your story is ‘poor boy makes good,’ your message can’t possibly be ‘this is a two-part nation where poor boys are prevented from making good.’ Exactly how dumb are the voters supposed to be? And if the real, implicit message is different

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