As a husband, he failed. As a father, he failed. Yet these seem to be issues best left to be resolved between Edwards and God, not a court of law. There is every reason to believe the case against Edwards is overreach.
It is a sad reflection on the state of the Republican Party, but nonetheless true, that nominating somebody with a basic knowledge of the economy, foreign policy and history was not a given.
Through the looking glass of their families and early years, Reagan/Matalin analyze Jonathan Haidt's The Righteous Mind. Can Left & Right hear each other or be merely riders of reason on the elephant of intuition?
You're married and you discover that your spouse is unfaithful. You're devastated and consider getting a divorce. But, divorce doesn't seem to be enough -- shouldn't someone pay for the anguish and shame the affair has caused you?
President Obama should use his constitutional power to Pardon former Senator John Edwards. There, I said it! I can think of no case more deserving of...
The question now for Iowa Democrats is, will they blindly stand by their man or will they express their dissatisfaction with Obama's complete failure to follow through on what he promised us during his first tour through the Iowa countryside?
Leaders who describe themselves as "authentic" are like sentences that start with, "To be honest." Whenever big cheeses proclaim "authentic leadership" as their effective guiding principle, chances are they're not so authentic, and they may not be effective or principled either.
What if the presumed sex difference in infidelity isn't as set-in-stone as we assume it is? What if power does predict unfaithfulness, but no more so for men than women?
It's well known inside the Beltway that the Latino vote could make or break President Obama's re-election, and soon it'll be national news. By then, it may just be too late for the president to win back Latinos.
Poverty in America is the most corrosive of the wars we're losing but never mention. Poverty is not merely offensive to the human condition, it is also the enemy of economic and civil stability in America.
They are both worthwhile, they are both difficult, and they are both routinely lied about. This post is about sustainability and lies. I got inspire...
When a powerful man lets his sexual urges put him in a position where he's ruined his own life and the lives of his wife and family, everyone asks questions. But if you've been there, if you've been cheated on at all, you know the answer: there is no answer.
I got to live in exotic places, mix with various cultures, learn how others lived (and thought). All that "internationalizing," as my father called it, would help me later as a foreign correspondent reporting from various parts of the world.
This stalker hangs out at home, in front of the computer or on her BlackBerry, trolling the Internet and lying in wait for men with her seductive bbms and tempting sexts.
As divorced parents, we are struck by the presumption that because John Edwards has acted appallingly in his marriage and public life that this tells us something definitive about the kind of parent he has been.