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Group backs Edwards for effectiveness, not ‘sexiness’
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   Group backs Edwards for effectiveness, not ‘sexiness’               By: Whitney Newman /The Daily Cardinal       - September 17, 2007   

   UW Students for John Edwardsheld its kickoff meeting Sunday at Union South, pledging to draw 'athousand' people when the 2008 presidential hopeful visits Madison inthe coming year.

At its meetingSunday at Union South, UW Students for John Edwards outlined its plansto help elect the 2008 presidential hopeful.
   U.S. Senator John Edwards, a candidaterunning for the 2008 presidential election, is coming to Madisonsometime in the coming year, UW Students for John Edwards announced attheir kickoff meeting Sunday at Union South.
“John Edwardswill be coming to Madison, and I want to be able to pack that placewith a thousand people,” said Peter Rickman, student organizer of SFJE and state director for the campaign.
Student supporters said they admired Edwards for his honesty, leadership and his willingness to combat issues of social justice.
“JohnEdwards isn’t the sexiest candidate for presidency—he’s not AfricanAmerican and not a woman—but he is the one who gets to the heart of thematter and is standing up for how this country really should be,”UW-Madison junior Sarah Ready said.
Ben Taft, co-chair of SFJE and UW-Madison senior, said Edwards is a candidate who is “not afraid to go out on a limb.”
“I support him because he speaks from his conscience about issues of social justice, and his policies back it up,” Taft said.
Rickmansaid the campaign is not just about getting Edwards elected nextNovember but about getting changes implemented right now.
“Theeven numbered years aren’t the only times that we care about theseissues,” Rickman said. “A huge part of our campaign is taking action:political action and action in one’s community. The government can’tfix all of our problems.”
Rickman said the upcoming year is a “golden opportunity” for students to take a leadership role and make a difference.
“Youcan be the one who says ‘I helped elect that president; I helped builda social-justice government,’” Rickman said. “John Edwards is not acandidate of big money, and he needs people to help make it happen.”
Rickman confirmed that Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz would be endorsing Edwards in the upcoming campaign.
“TheDemocrat Party needs to be able to win in all 50 states, and there’sone candidate that’s going to do that: John Edwards,” Rickman said.
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