"In the course of several campaigns, I started to believe that I was special and became increasingly egocentric and narcissistic."
That's from a statement John Edwards issued today.
He has decided that "being 99% honest is no longer enough."
It's got to be tough, getting caught visiting a former girlfriend's hotel room in the middle of the night by the National Enquirer.
Think how humiliating it must have been for this former presidential contender to escape reporters by holing up in a hotel toilet
Your steps are soft - departing from
a lady not your wife.
A camera flashes in your eye
like lightning's jagged knife.
You duck into the toilet, but
what's flushing is your life.