Disgraced Former Governor Mark Sanford, noted Republican adulterer, was sworn in as the representative of South Carolina’s First Congressional District on Tuesday. Mr. Defense of Marriage Act was accompanied by his paramour, the lovely María Belén Chapur of Argentina. We recognized her from earlier photos.
Mr. Sanford held the same congressional seat in the past, before he became the Palmetto State’s governor and then secretly ran off to Argentina to join his mistress, telling aides he was hiking the Appalachian Trail. Sounds like a good candidate for the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
“Mark Sanford’s guide to Washington: Argentinian steaks, hiking and a spot to watch the Super Bowl,” Emily Heil, Washington Post blog
“The Sierra Club helps Mark Sanford find the Appalachian Trail,” Shea Gunther, Mother Nature Network
Image (“Hiking to Argentina”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com
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