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Mark Sanford Affair

Jason Linkins

The Mark Sanford Affair Commemorated In Poetry | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican legislators are wondering whether Mark Sanford has gone crazy. "That's a troubled man," said Sen. Harvey Peeler, R-Cherokee, a longtime Sa...

Maureen Dowd's Advice To Jenny Sanford: "Change The Locks"

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Stay focused, ladies. Here is The Practical Guide to Help Spurned Political Wives Survive Old Problems in the Era of New Technology. 1. Skip the pres...

Sanford Backs Out Of Promise To Release Records

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has backed out of a promise to release personal financial records to the media proving he did ...

Love Means Never Having To Say You're Resigning: A Reenactment Of The Sanford Affair (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Andy Cobb is back with the second installment of his conservative erotica series "Drill Baby Drill," which explores Republican writings on the topic o...

Sanford Has A Book Deal?

Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The latest chapter in Gov. Mark Sanford's sordid story: a book deal! His publisher told CNN Wednesday that the governor had been planning a book outl...

Limbaugh: "Liberal Infobabes" "In Heat" Over Sanford Affair (AUDIO)

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rush Limbaugh used his radio show on Tuesday to discuss an important issue: the "liberal infobabes" reporting on the Mark Sanford controversy. Limbau...

And The Rains Came

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sherman Yellen

The trouble this modern Noah faces is that virtually every wild animal is now an endangered species, as is much of mankind, so rule number one is no eating the passengers.

The Resilience of the Modern Marriage | Benedict Carey and Tara Parker-Pope | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

They're done. Toast. The governor needs his head checked. His wife needs to launch his clothes from the bedroom window. Time for those two to get in l...

Spitzer On Sanford: "I Didn't Fall In Love With Any Of Them"

The New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

THERE'S a huge difference between what South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford did, and what ex-New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer did. "I didn't fall in love with ...

Maureen Dowd: 'Republican Party's Sanctimonious Pantheon Must Stop Being Two-Faced'

New York Times | Maureen Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As in all great affairs, Mark Sanford fell in love simultaneously with a woman and himself -- with the dashing new version of himself he saw in her m...

Sam Stein

Pawlenty Whacks Sanford: "Troubling And Hypocritical" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R-Minn.) offered one of the harshest rebukes from within the Republican Party of Mark Sanford, suggesting on Sunday that the South ...

Willie Geist's Week in Review: Reality TV, Mrs. Blago, Potato Chip Prostitute and Sanford

Peter Drivas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As the world remains captivated by the death of pop legend Michael Jackson, "Morning Joe" co-host Willie Geist turned his attention to "some utter non...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arianna Huffington

This week saw coverage of the Iran revolution overtaken by coverage of the Argentina revelation. It was at once utterly familiar (GOP family values hypocrite hoisted on his own, uh, petard) and utterly unique ("Appalachian Trail," "tan lines," and "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" jokes will never be the same). Sanford's TMI press conference, in which he repeatedly spoke of the role his heart played in things, was the most disheartening use of that vital organ since Woody Allen tried to explain away his relationship with his lover's daughter by saying, "The heart wants what the heart wants." This week also brought the passing of the King of Pop, Charlie's favorite Angel, and TV's greatest second banana. Rest In Peace.

Sanford's Argentina Trade Mission Contradicted US Policy

McClatchy | Kevin G. Hall, McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON When South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford added a stop in Argentina to his trade mission to Brazil last June, the side trip should've raised ey...

Mark Sanford Gets Lucky. Again.

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

I'm sure Sanford went to bed on Wednesday praying to whatever God whose commandments he disrespects: "Oh, please, Lord, could you stir up a little something to grab the attention of the quickly distracted media?"

Mark Sanford Emails Show Deep, Honest Love For His Mistress

The Post Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Mark Sanford, who admitted that he had been having an affair with 'Maria' seemed remorseful and was apologetic for his actions - but the steamy emails...

Jenny Sanford Meets With Husband For First Time Since Affair Admission

AP | JIM DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A top South Carolina Republican leader says philandering Gov. Mark Sanford should resign and practice the philosophy he's preac...

Perino: Elect More Women To End Political Sex Scandals

True Slant | Kate Klonick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I don't normally pay much attention to what's posted over at the National Review's blog, The Corner. I mean, if I had to pick apart every lop-sided ar...

SC Papers Heard Rumors, But Were Skeptical, Of Mark Sanford's Argentina Affair

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Just after South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford admitted to a yearlong extramarital affair, his state's largest newspaper posted on...

C Street: Secretive D.C. Christian Group Helped Sanford Confront Affair

U.S. News and World Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mark Sanford's news conference today was unusual for lot of reasons, but here's a less obvious one: The South Carolina governor referred to "C Street,...

Sanford Adviser: Resignation Not An Option

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Although some in South Carolina -- and nationally -- are calling for Gov. Mark Sanford to resign his office in the wake of his six-day hiatus from the...

Why Do Politicians Cheat?

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

*Scroll down for poll* WASHINGTON — What is it with philandering politicians? Why do men in power _ the ones on pedestals _ think they are abo...

Glenn McCall: Sanford Should Resign

AP | JIM DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A top South Carolina Republican leader says philandering Gov. Mark Sanford should resign and practice the philosophy he's preac...

Bob Inglis, Clinton Attacker, To GOP: Lose The "Stinking Rot Of Self-Righteousness"

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

South Carolina Rep. Bob Inglis made a name for himself in the late 1990s as one of Bill Clinton's most zealous pursuers, an impeachment "manager" who ...

Mark Sanford: The Musical -- Don't Cry For Me Right Wing Media

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

I wonder if Sanford will sing another song about using taxpayer money to fly to see his mistress? Especially after trying to refuse federal funds to help the unemployed?