Edwards campaign WILL continue

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As we know from pre-war reporting, information from "a source" can be a dicey business. Anonymity is an absolutely crucial element to good reporting, but extra care must be taken to assess the motives and track record of a source.

Without a confirmation from a second source, it's more or less a synonym for "rumor."

As it was in the case of John Edwards' announcement today. The first to declare his candidacy for the Democratic nomination WILL remain in the running despite the recurrence of his wife's cancer.

The conference, which ended moments ago, included these words:

"The campaign goes on. The campaign goes on strongly," Edwards told reporters, his wife by his side. "You can go cower in the corner and hide, or go out there and be tough and stand up for what you believe in. We have no intention of cowering in the corner."
The Edwards campaign was pushing back against early reports that they were going to suspend the campaign. With all the infighting amongst democrats, it's getting suspicious...

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