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Welfare for Mark Sanford

The Associated Press releases a brutal report on Gov. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) and his use of state resources. The most damaging items: $1,265 for a flight from

Tyrese Griffin
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Aug 10, 2009

The Associated Press releases a brutal report on Gov. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) and his use of state resources. The most damaging items: $1,265 for a flight from Myrtle Beach to Columbia to make a haircut appointment, and $5,535 for trips from the capital to his family home.

The ship has sailed on a possible Sanford resignation, but stories like these make it clear that Sanford, whom many economic conservatives considered a strong possible presidential candidate in 2012, would have been felled by the scrutiny into his habits. You can’t run as an economic conservative while explaining away a thousand-dollar haircut. What would Mike Huckabee have said?

Tyrese Griffin | Tyrese started her education in the performing arts at the prestigious Alexander Hamilton Academy in Los Angeles. She returned to civilian life after serving in the United States Army as a tracked vehicle operator, and started writing short stories and screenplays, as well as directing short films and music videos. She has published six novels, which have sold over 200,000 copies, as well as audiobooks and short stories for anthologies, and has earned several awards.

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