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Sex, Lies and Scandal: Gov. Mark Sanford

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In the heat of great world issues the media in the USA becomes involved in circulating the story of the latest political sex scandal. TV chat show hosts love this and it is in a way appalling when there are great world issues that need to be heard.The conservative, Republican Governor of South Carolina is at the centre of a sex scandal having recently disappeared to Argentina to visit his bimbo, Maria, the last governor in trouble was former New York State Governor Eliot Spitzer (D) who was forced to resign after conducting relationships with prostitutes just over a year ago. The issue now followng the publication of e-mails by the South Carolina newspaper The State, is whether Gov. Sanford will do the same, given the build of public pressure: he will go.

Perhaps once this is over the media in the US can return to issues of human rights in Iran.

THE STATE (South Carolina): “E-mails, obtained by The State newspaper in December, between Gov. Mark Sanford and Maria, a woman in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
At the time, efforts to authenticate the e-mails were unsuccessful. However, Sanford’s office Wednesday did not dispute their authenticity.
The State has removed the woman’s full name and other personal details, including her street address, e-mail address and children’s names…”more

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  1. June 25, 2009 at 10:26

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