Speaking up for the homeless
“Tonight, a man or a woman whose name is unknown, who served this country patriotically and wore the uniform of the United States of America, will go to sleep under a bridge or on a grate, homeless,” said John Edwards in his speech after finishing third in the New Hampshire primary.
(and others whose voices aren't heard)
He's the only one of the presidential candidates who talks about homelessness in America.
Read (or watch) his remarks after the primary here.
By the way, he said pretty much the same thing in Iowa. That prompted Bill O'Reilly stated: "As for John Edwards, good grief, this guy has no clue ... The only thing sleeping under a bridge is that guy's brain.” Edwards' claim about homeless veterans is supported by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.