It says here that the graduation speaker this year at the William & Mary law school was John Kerry's running mate, the former U.S. Senator from North Carolina, John Edwards.
Speaking of speaking of poverty, Mr. Edwards is selling his house in D.C., asking $6.2 M, having paid $3.8 M for it in 2002, according to this Post article.
Heck, if all they wanted was a happy, goofy guy running for President, why not invite our own Senator Allen? That would have cut down on travel expenses.