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  • May 9, 2012 8:59 pm

    John Edwards, the fake musical

    JOHN EDWARDS

    I’m running for president,
    The highest office in the land.
    Look, I’m right there in the mirror,
    Smoothing my hair down with my hand.

    I am handsome. Yes, it’s true.
    And I am wealthy: that’s true, too.
    But superficial things like that,
    Well, they’re just not where I’m at.

    You see, I care about the poor.
    I often fret about their plight.
    I adore the way I look
    In this smoky barroom light.

    (RIELLE HUNTER spots JOHN EDWARDS at the bar and approaches him.)

    RIELLE HUNTER

    Hi, I’m Lisa.
    I mean Rielle.
    Will you take me
    To a hotel?

    An excerpt of Ben Greenman’s “Edwards! The Musical” via McSweeneys