04/11/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Jenny Sanford Jon Stewart 'Staying True' Interview: 'There's Nobody Cheaper Than This Guy' (VIDEO)

On Monday night, South Carolina first lady Jenny Sanford went on 'The Daily Show' to talk divorce, life after the Governor's mansion, and whether Gov. Mark Sanford stayed true to his principles-- and of course, her new memoir, 'Staying True.'

"Do you still feel like he was a... is he a good governor?" Stewart asked.

"You know, the name of the book is 'Staying True.'" Sanford said. "I will sing Mark's praises actually in that he stayed true to his political principles. BUt in doing so I think he lost site of the values we used to share that I think matter more."

She went on, "he campaigned fifteen years ago when he ran for Congress on reducing debt and deficits in our country because he thinks that rising debts and deficits are ultimately going to take away our liberties and freedom and bankrupt our country... And, you know, there's nobody cheaper than this guy."

"I like how in the middle of it, defending him, you still got a nice little shot in there underneath. You still came in here like 'you know, the guy's true to his principles, cheap son of a -- BOOM!"

This isn't the first time Sanford has called the governor cheap. In an interview with Barbara Walters, Sanford went into some details:

"He drew me a picture of a half a bike, and then for the next birthday or Christmas I got the picture of the other half a bike, and then he delivered the $25 used bike," she recalled. For another birthday, Mark Sanford gave her a diamond necklace, which she adored, but then he took it back.


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