Edwards Campaign Hits Hillary for ‘Special Interest’ Money

010108 edwards web Edwards Campaign Hits Hillary for Special Interest MoneyHere’s Edwards campaign communications director Chris Kofinis responding to Hillary Clinton’s comments yesterday that "it’s easy to talk":

"Instead of attacking Democrats, like John Edwards, who have fought against special interests for decades, Senator Clinton may want to first explain to voters why she has taken more money from the defense industry than even the Republican presidential candidates, and has taken more money than any other Democrat from special interests—the health care industry, the pharmaceutical industry, and the oil and gas industry—that are helping to destroy the middle class.”

The Clinton campaign said yesterday that her remarks were not directed at any candidate.