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John Edwards Admitted He Sins Every Day

Worst sin? "Uh, the list is too long."



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    NEW YORK - MAY 8: Senator John Edwards attends the 30th Annual "Outstanding Mother Awards" at The Pierre New York Hotel on May 8, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

    During a 2007 forum on faith moderated by CNN's Soledad O'Brien, John Edwards offered a response that was chock full of foreshadowing.

    O'Brien asked the erstwhile presidential candidate what was the worst sin he had ever committed. Experienced trial attorney that he is, Edwards danced around the question, admitting that he sinned frequently, every day in fact––as he said everyone does––but nothing in particular struck him as being a salient, notable sin worth mentioning on live television.

    "To try to identify one particular sin as worse or more extreme than the other, uh, the list is too long."

    Video of the exchange is available here.