Many considered Governor Mark Sanford (R-South Carolina) was considered one of the rising stars in the Republican Party, one who might one day run for the party's nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in 2012.
Today however, the governor, who aligned himself with the ayatollah (socially/religiously) conservative wing of the Republican Party, admitted that he had been involved in a one-year sexual relationship with a woman who lives in Argentina.
I feel no sorrow for the man since he used the bully pulpit to defend "family values," and in the process demean gay people. He told people how they should live and then broke those same rules. People who live in glasses, as he did, shouldn't throw stones. He did and now the governor's house is broken. I'm only sorry there were no photos. Wouldn't it be something if his boys' teachers showed them a newspaper with the governor performing the act and asked them whether South Carolina's gay marriage ban saved his marriage? It might be cruel but the children would get the point.
"You have a particular grace and calm that I adore. You have a level of sophistication that so fitting with your beauty. I could digress and say that you have the ability to give magnificent gentle kisses, or that I love your tan lines or that I love the curve of your hips, the erotic beauty of you holding yourself (or two magnificent parts of yourself) in the faded glow of the night’s light - but hey, that would be going into sexual details ...
Sanford - to be found in Sanford's upcoming book "Sanford's Choice"