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The cringe-inducing low point of the John Edwards trial so far was when a campaign aide testified about an airport encounter between Edwards and his breast-cancer-stricken wife. Reacting to a National Enquirer report that he was having an affair, Elizabeth Edwards “collapsed in a ball” in a parking lot then got up, tore off her shirt and bra, and told her husband: “You don’t see me any more.”

That was only one of a long parade of distressing and seemingly gratuitous details in the prosecution’s case. Another aide testified that Edwards called Rielle Hunter, the mistress who was then pregnant with his child, a “crazy slut” and insisted there was just a 1-in-3 chance the baby was his. And a campaign adviser testified that while Edwards was juggling his wife, his mistress, and apparently the logistics of paying his mistress’s bills, he was coolly discussing his hopes of being appointed…

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Meaning of "trough" -- Trough is the bottom of a transverse wave. And generically means a low point or a place to fill. Venus is related to this meaning. Veins are to be filled, and venusian people are loving. The left is more venusian than the right, hence The Trough--where Heloise helps the great and the small. Heloise the politico from Blogcritics.org. Physics preacher, blogger, gardener, beach lover, book lover, writer, author.

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