The Edwards "love-child" story

Jack Shafer smells a double-standard. Me, not so much. Shafer compares Edwards to Larry Craig, and correctly notes that Craig was not simply suspected of having sex with a man, he was actually charged with a crime. But Shafer still sees a double-standard. It seems to me that the crime--even more than Craig's hypocrisy--is key. I don't much care if John Edwards is having an affair. Who knows what arrangement he has--or doesn't have- with his wife? I do care if my public servants are breaking the law.