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The State: Sanford’s second term did not focus much on SC

South Carolina’s “The State” newspaper details how disgraced SC Gov. Mark Sanford’s second term was much different than his first in terms of the focus on his state’s needs – or lack thereof. It’s an interesting story on Sanford’s evolving priorities, and it centers around what appears to be a combination of things – growing frustration with the state legislature, his role as chair of the National Republican Governors Association, his alleged presidential ambitions, various state and national fundraising activities, and, the article implies, his affair with his Argentinian lover. All of these were things that kept his focus less on his role as Governor of the state of South Carolina and more on his national role as a spokesman for the GOP, and his private life – where he admittedly engaged in extramarital activities over the course of the last couple of years......   [Read More]