POLITICO has a major article in which experts advise that he go on television and cry his eyes out. Rubbish. He did his rite of humiliation in that trial which should never had taken place. For four weeks he was the defendant.
The penance out of the way, he can start building his new image. Since his daughter obviously has forgiven him, he does not have to ask anyone else to. It's time for action, not words from a public relations script.
Like Watergate's Chuck Colson, Edwards is destined for big things. His temporary fall from grace may be the best thing which had happened to him.