There are rumors that John Edwards will withdraw from the 2008 Presidential campaign. Edwards and his wife have scheduled a press conference for noon in Chapel Hill, NC. This comes after Edwards cut short an appearance an Iowa to meet with his wife after a medical checkup. Elizabeth Edwards had been diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004, and although doctors believed that the cancer was gone last year, the timing of these two events seems to point to something more than mere coincidence.
Sources in Iowa and CNN have indicated that Mrs. Edward’s recent medical tests were not good.
Should Edwards make an announcement in that regard, political considerations should step aside. There are some things far more important that mere politics, and no doubt Mr. Edwards will do what is right for his family, whatever that may be. In the meantime, good thoughts and prayers for the health of Mrs. Edwards would certainly not be amiss.