A Lack of Imagination

It looks like Elizabeth Edwards, in an apparent effort to alienate her husband's supporters, whined to CNN that "In some ways, it's the way we have to go. We can't make John black, we can't make him a woman." Really, though, would it be impossible to make him a woman? It seems to me that the first post-op m-to-f transgendered presidential candidate could garner plenty of attention.

Meanwhile, my hope had always been that if white male privilege were to suddenly collapse during my lifetime I'd just play up the Cuban angle, but Bill Richardson gets less media love than Edwards.