How is Mark Sanford a Serious Candidate for Anything?
In about a week, South Carolina will pick between Mark Sanford and Elizabeth Colbert Busch. As we all know, when Mark Sanford was governor of South Carolina, he vanished for a week -- after telling staff he was off hiking the Appalachian Trail, a lie they repeated to the press. ...read more
Oh, South Carolina, Won't You Ever Learn?
My mother has told me a joke she heard from someone when she went to South Carolina. The SC resident and native told her, "South Carolina; too small to be its own country, too big to be a mental institution." I have spent some time in the Palmetto State and like it a lot but ...read more
Federal Government Drops Charges Against John Edwards
From YahooNews: The Justice Department announced Wednesday it will give up its criminal case against former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards. In May, a deadlocked North Carolina federal jury found Edwards not guilty of one charge of accepting illegal campaign ...read more
John Edwards Goes to Trial
On any given day in the fall of 2007, John Edwards could be heard preaching his populist prose to Iowa voters who eagerly packed into lumber barns, VFW halls and Culver restaurants across the state. His message was less about the two Americas of his 2004 campaign -- the haves ...read more