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Hooray: South Carolina Republicans About to Nominate Mark Sanford for Congress

Ryan_M Wrote: Apr 01, 2013 5:17 PM
I do as well. The Democrats of 1980 are where the GOP is today. That shows how far down the statist road they've gone.

Just to jog your memory a bit, Mark Sanford is the former South Carolina governor who resigned as chairman of the Republican Governors Association and was censured by his state legislature in the aftermath of a bizarre 2009 sex scandal.  Yep, he was the guy whose staff claimed was off "hiking the Appalachian Trail" when he mysteriously disappeared for nearly a week in June of that year -- when, in fact, he was visiting his journalist mistress (now-fiancee) in Buenos Aires.  WaPo's Jennifer Rubin reminds us of another fun fact about the imbroglio: