Did Cenk Uygur stand up for what he believes in -- and what his online audience expects of him -- in the aftermath of his demotion from MSNBC? Sure looks that way. And for that he gets to walk out with his head held very high.
Here's a question that arises from the John Edwards case: How many other politicians have owed the kind of secret political debt that he did? It wasn't inevitable that Edwards' secret would come out. Other secrets haven't.