Current TV was a bastion of ridicule yesterday as former Sen. John Edwards (D-N.C.) was acquitted on charges of campaign finance abuse. What’s his next step, a seat alongside fellow cheating liberal louse Eliot Spitzer? Better yet, how about a talk show trio of Spitzer, Edwards and ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-Hotdogville)?
Journalists in the Beltway and beyond couldn’t resist suggesting that Current TV give Edwards a spin.
Edwards Current TV Joke #1
“Someone get John Edwards a Current TV show stat.” — TPM‘s Evan McMorris-Santoro.
Edwards Current TV Joke #2
“Does John Edwards have a show on Current TV yet?” — Stefan Becket, who covers national politics for Correctnicity.com in York, Pa.
Edwards Current TV Joke #3
“Been off all week. What’s this I hear about John Edwards getting a show on Current?” — TPM‘s Brian Beutler.
We reached out to Current TV to ask if the network would ever consider hiring Edwards. “Not happening!” said a spokesperson.