And it usually does, because
But there is a trick to this. And the trick is you have to stop talking about it. A trick that South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, and now his wife, have yet to learn.
It’s almost neurotic the way both Sanford and his wife can’t stop talking. First
“There were a handful of instances wherein I crossed the lines I shouldn't have crossed as a married man, but never crossed the ultimate line.”
Crossed the ultimate line?
Is that actually what evangelicals call “doin’ the nasty?”
Actually I liked “hiking the
All this did was bring all of those morally erect evangelicals back out again, demanding his resignation because apparently Mark Sanford is a repeat offender.
The man likes his ladies.
And then today, Jenny Sanford decided that she hasn’t yet had enough press or public exposure of the jilted wife who still holds her head high because she has the high moral ground, here.
But instead of looking every bit the lady whose pride is unbroken, she came out today and leveled a bony finger at the gay community. The gays ruined her marriage.
“‘Of course I’m not saying that Mark is gay,’
said, ‘but he may as well be. The moral decay in this country has claimed another victim and this time it was my family. Our marriage was perfect until these laws started passing around the country. Clearly the slow dissolution of the sanctity of marriage in Sanford seeped into Mark’s psyche until he no longer felt compelled to abide by our vows.’” America
In other words, I guess you can say that Jenny Sanford just slipped off of her proud public pedestal and is just another evangelical who runs to the Evangelical Republican play book and pulls out some spin.
In this case, Spin #13: when someone strays, blame the gays.
Because if you blame the gays for troubles that are obviously homegrown then you don’t have to blame yourself, right?
I ran this You Tube video some time back, but I think it’s time to put it back up as it has become relevant again.