“I’ve spent the last five days crying in Argentina,” South Carolina governor Mark Sanford said during a press conference to explain why he has been missing since Thursday, June 18. Sanford, famous for refusing federal stimulus money, was in Argentina with a woman with whom he’s been carrying on an extramarital affair for about a year, he confessed in the rambling conference in which he resigned leadership of the Republican Governor’s Association and apologized by name to prominent South Carolina politicians.

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