Edwards Avoids Affair in First Speech Since Scandal "... Edwards said wanted to continue working for poor people struggling to survive in America and abroad, whether he remains in politics or not."That's what I want to spend my life doing," he said." Here we have another wannabe philanthropist with other people's money. How about they use their own money and let the rest of decide what we want to do? How about they concentrate of representing the people - all of them - instead of engaging in personal crusades? Remember the Davy Crockett legend!