Geraghty on Sanford: Leaving a Mark

by Benjamin Domenech on 10:55 am June 25, 2009

Few political scandals have been so ready-made for the late-night comics as the Wednesday confessions of South Carolina governor Mark Sanford. The punchlines write themselves with every detail — the governor’s opposition to “stimulus,” the initial explanation of hiking the Appalachian Trail, the travel to a distant country to visit a mistress on Father’s Day. The subject of the scandal even said, presumably unintentionally, that he was “crying in Argentina.”

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