How is John McCain’s Affair Different from John Edwards’?

Cenk Uygur of the Huffington Post has a point.

"We have this weird notion in America now that if a politician is caught
in an affair that his career is done. We seem to be saying that what he
did in his private life effects his policies or how he governs. But we
all know that isn’t true. We know that because almost all of our great
presidents, and great leaders throughout history, have had numerous
affairs. Obviously it didn’t hurt how they governed at all".

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