John Edwards ha utilizado inteligentemente a su mujer para establecer una estrategia ambivalente en la guerra "Moveon-Petraeus". La señora Edwards concedió una entrevista al Des Moiens Register condenando, en forma de opinión personal y no oficial, el anuncio de MoveOn.org por considerar que el General Petraeus no se lo merece. Mientras tanto, su marido se ha mantenido en silencio sin disgustar a los elementos más sectarios, y activos, en en el proceso interno demócrata. Elizabeth Edwards criticizes MoveOn.org ad
(...) MoveOn.org should not have labeled Gen. David Petraeus “General Betray Us” in a controversial newspaper ad, Elizabeth Edwards said in Des Moines Friday.
“Someone who’s spent their life in the military doesn’t deserve ‘General Betray Us,’” said Edwards, wife of Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards.
Elizabeth Edwards spoke in an interview after a Des Moines campaign appearance. She noted that her father was a career naval officer, and she grew up on Navy bases, so she said she respects military service.
(...)Elizabeth Edwards said the group could have made its point by simply using Petraeus’ own previous words about purported good news in Iraq without insulting him personally.
She said she generally supports grass-roots organizations like MoveOn.org for giving average people a voice. “But I’m probably not going to agree with everything that any one group says.” (...)