This is pathetic.
He left the country, wife did not know where he was at, not around for Father's Day, because of an affair? What a loser.
During a Wednesday news conference at his office in Columbia, Gov. Mark Sanford admitted to having an extra-marital affair — information that surfaced after his recent, secret trip to Argentina.
The married father of four emotionally apologized to his wife, staff and others hit by the news.
Sanford said he met the woman about eight years ago, but "about a year ago, it sparked into something more than that."
The governor said his wife and family have known about it for the past five months.
He also announced that he was resigning as chairman of the Republican Governors' Association.
Earlier, the South Carolina governor told a newspaper he was in South America, not hiking the Appalachian Trail as his staff had told the public to explain his sudden absence. He said he "wanted to do something exotic" to unwind after losing a fight over federal stimulus money.
The State newspaper reported that Sanford arrived Wednesday morning at Atlanta's international airport on a flight from Buenos Aires, where he drove along the coast of what he called a "beautiful" city.
The Republican governor told the South Carolina newspaper he had considered hiking, but at the last minute changed his mind.
"But I said 'no' I wanted to do something exotic," Sanford told the newspaper. read more here....
And Joe Scarborough of morning joke, I mean joe, was vouching for this guy this morning. I know him well, he is my friend.
What a loser. The man needs to RESIGN. For the Republicans, another one bites the dust.