The Campaign Spot

E-Mail Was Not Made For Romance

A veteran political consultant sees trouble in Mark Sanford’s statement that his affair “started out very innocently with just a casual e-mail back-and-forth.” He notes, “I have worked on a lot of campaigns and I know how opposition research works. If the FOIA letters aren’t into the Governor’s office by now, they will be in the morning. They — the Democrats and the press — are going to try to open up his blackberry.”


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