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The Haley Affair

Over at Campaign Spot, Jim Geraghty has the statement from South Carolina gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley (R.) denying that she had an extramarital affair with former Mark Sanford spokesman Will Folks. Jim also makes the case that Folks’ allegation of such an affair should be taken with a grain of salt.

Tom Jensen over at Public Policy Polling asks an interesting question, though one I hope won’t have to be answered. How would GOP voters in South Carolina — they living under the lame-duck rule of a . . . shall we say, hopeless romantic — react to the revelation that a young, attractive, and promising female politician had an affair. Uncharted territory.

Daniel Foster — Daniel Foster is a former news editor of National Review Online.

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