It should come as no big surprise that former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (above) won a congressional election yesterday in a solidly Republican district, but the national media are playing the story as a huge deal.
Yes, Pat, but Sanford had been tainted by a sex scandal. The story is big because his victory signals an unlikely political comeback.
Horsefeathers! Sanford’s not the first politician to survive a sex scandal. Does the name Bill Clinton ring a bell?
But, Pat, Sanford prevailed in a district crawling with moralistic Religious Right types.
Sure, but those people are ideologically predisposed to ...