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View Diary: 'She went there': Elizabeth Colbert Busch stuns Mark Sanford in aggressive debate (151 comments)

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  •  Why is it so shocking she 'went there'? It should (8+ / 0-)

    be issue #1 as far as I'm concerned; the guy split while he was in office, lied about where he was, spent taxpayer dollars, and flew to Argentina to visit his mistress. Then, he called her his 'soul mate' on t.v. while he cried...and he was still married. Despicable behavior for any employee, much less a sitting Governor.

    Republicans...What a nice club...of liars, cheaters, adulterers, exaggerators, hypocrites and ignoramuses. Der Spiegel -6.62, -6.92

    by CanyonWren on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 10:00:24 AM PDT

    •  It was (0+ / 0-)

      behavior more fitting a 15 yr old girl than a grown man in a position of some importance.

      15 yr old girls run away from home to be with their boyfriend. 15 yr old girls cry when they're caught.

      Grown men are supposed to handle those kinds of things like adults, not children.

    •  Exactly what I was thinking. (5+ / 0-)

      Why shouldn't she "go there"?  And why do they sound like they think she shouldn't have?

      Sanford showed monumental lapses in judgment and character -- and they were not simply things in his private life, unrelated to his job as governor.  

      His monumental lapses in judgment and character were completely related to his duties as governor, and impacted his carrying out of those duties.  

      For days no one in the state government even knew where he was, for Christ's sake.  He simply disappeared ... completely abandoned his responsibilities and job.

    •  Plus he continues to violate terms of the (2+ / 0-)
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      CanyonWren, LSophia

      separation, trespassing at her house when he knew it was not allowed.  This wasn't a one-time indiscretion - it's a pattern of behavior that this guy just shouldn't be trusted by anyone at any time.

      •  His ex-wife caught him 'again' exiting her house (2+ / 0-)
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        LSophia, ColoTim

        at night by using his cell phone as a light...the guy is a power freak and just doesn't want to play by the rules.  He must think he's above them.

        Republicans...What a nice club...of liars, cheaters, adulterers, exaggerators, hypocrites and ignoramuses. Der Spiegel -6.62, -6.92

        by CanyonWren on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 08:49:49 PM PDT

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