I really had no interest in reading Jenny Sanford’s book. But I might have to read it only to get clarity on this tidbit that Ruth Marcus writes about. (h/t Rayne) After one of the all-too-rare pre-affair moments in which Jenny gets angry, Mark enlists leaders of a congressional Christian fellowship to talk her down. [...]
|By: emptywheel Saturday February 6, 2010 1:54 pm|
|By: emptywheel Sunday November 8, 2009 5:06 pm|
Now that John Ensign has moved out of C Street, I propose a reality show to decide which moralizing hypocrite is best suited to replace him.
|By: bmaz Friday October 23, 2009 9:48 am|
Clearly Jon Meacham and his deputy editors at Newsweek could use a refresher course in compelling journalism from their sister ship test proctors at the Stanley Kaplan Corporation. Newsweek, you see, has just seen fit to publish a lengthy interpretation of Ayn Rand by none other that Appalachian Trail aficionado Mark Sanford. The Fountainhead is [...]
|By: emptywheel Wednesday September 2, 2009 2:05 pm|
Is Mark Sanford refusing to step down because C Street refuses to let him?
|By: emptywheel Friday July 17, 2009 1:25 pm|
Tim Russert may be gone. But his craven ways have not ended at Meet the Press. Like Russert, David Gregory allows his guests to control the show when they appear.
|By: emptywheel Friday July 10, 2009 10:27 am|
Why is Doug Hampton–John Ensign’s cuckold–going to such lengths to embarrass “the Family.”
|By: emptywheel Friday June 26, 2009 9:20 am|
“The Family” is trying to pretend it’s not implicated in Mark Sanford’s and John Ensign’s moral hypocrisy.
|By: emptywheel Thursday June 25, 2009 2:48 pm|
Is it really possible that Mark Sanford booked a ten day trip to break up with his mistress?
|By: emptywheel Thursday June 25, 2009 5:30 am|
Mark Sanford wants to reinforce his “God’s law” even as he breaks it by asserting the power to determine the limits of the consequences he’ll pay for his adultery and hypocrisy.
|By: emptywheel Wednesday June 24, 2009 2:37 pm|
It’s not just that it appears Sanford may also have had ties to the Family. It’s the timing of his decision to break off the affair.