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Are they kidding — Mark Sanford?!
Washington Post, by Jennifer Rubin

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/18/2013 11:22:20 AM

South Carolina’s disgraced and disgraceful Mark Sanford — who lied to his staff and the public, went “walking on the Appalachian Trail,” told no one of his whereabouts and wrecked his family – is running for Congress. He is madly playing for sympathy, telling crowds, “I am equally aware that God forgives people who are imperfect.” This raises the question as to whether the people of South Carolina should forgive him, and moreover, whether forgiveness entails entrusting him with a new public office. He’d like to characterize his misdeeds as “personal,”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 2/18/2013 11:26:46 AM     (No. 9182946)

This is the reason the GOP is in such a disarray. Can´t we do better than this moron?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: msliberty1937, 2/18/2013 11:37:07 AM     (No. 9182974)

Agree, Nimby, and isn´t he now engaged to said cause of his "imperfection"?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: thelmalou, 2/18/2013 11:37:29 AM     (No. 9182976)

I´m not a fan of Ms. Rubin´s, but I agree with her here. Srsly? Are the GOP just GLUTTONS for punishment?


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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mass Minority, 2/18/2013 11:40:50 AM     (No. 9182984)

Forgive? Maybe
Re-elect. Are you nuts?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jt26, 2/18/2013 11:49:08 AM     (No. 9183007)

The GOP is dead to me.
Just plain dead.
Ronald Reagan spins in his grave.
Very sad.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: afherkdriver, 2/18/2013 11:50:24 AM     (No. 9183012)

Just another egotist pol that can´t make a living in the real world.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: southron, 2/18/2013 12:20:51 PM     (No. 9183087)

You might think I´m crazy but it won´t surprise me if he is elected. We live in a time when "tolerance" is our first and foremost attribute. When people vote, displaying their tolerance is more important than considering a candidate´s ability or character. Obama (our first minority president) was elected to a second term after a disastrous first term and
Hillary (who would be our first female president) - a woman without ethics or integrity - is more popular than all other contenders.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: sooznews, 2/18/2013 12:29:07 PM     (No. 9183109)

Uh, Bill Clinton are you listening? Or "What dfference does it make at this point?" The hypocrisy of the media is amazing.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: jerseyden, 2/18/2013 12:35:29 PM     (No. 9183126)

If he really wants to be elected he has to change his party affiliation to dem. He would be a poster boy for them.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Alpha91c, 2/18/2013 12:40:20 PM     (No. 9183139)

Now if he were a dem, his action would be excusealbe and forgivable. They would even garner him votes. As a republican, naw, I don´t think so.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 2/18/2013 2:46:57 PM     (No. 9183387)

Yet another politician who wants to put his snout back into the public trough.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: jubal, 2/18/2013 4:48:36 PM     (No. 9183581)

Great! Is Ms Rubin going to write about Alcee Hasting, convicted on eight articles and removed from office as federal judge? Today he sits in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Marion Barry as mayor of Washington D.C. was charged with three felony counts of perjury, possession, etc.
The D.C. city council still endorsed him, but he was found guilty and sentenced to six months in the Federal pen. He later became mayor of D.C. again.
Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty and will probably serve some time. Bet on Chicago will returning him to the House of Representatives.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: judy, 2/18/2013 5:13:05 PM     (No. 9183614)

My guess is Rove will support him...

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Reply 14 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 2/18/2013 5:49:19 PM     (No. 9183678)

Politicians just love the life. Parties, travel, infidelity opportunities galore, people kissing up and kowtowing to you. Hard to give it up. God forbid they should actually work.

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