2017 Academy Award nominations: The snubs, surprises and what happened to Scorsese?

Andrew Young

John Edwards is a creep, not a criminal

John Edwards is a creep, not a criminal

The more I read about John Edwards’ shenanigans during the 2008 presidential campaign, the more I’m convinced he is a mirror-gazing, fork-tongued, tramp-chasing weasel. But the more I read about the federal case against him, the more sure I am that he does not deserve to go to jail.

The trial to determine if Edwards broke campaign finance laws has begun and it promises to be as lurid and titillating as Ken Starr’s vivid account of President Clinton’s fling with Monica Lewinsky. Edwards’ mistress, Rielle Hunter, is likely to take the stand. Expect her to add juicy details about how she and Edwards conducted a trans-continental affair right under the noses of the candidate’s...