He Should Have Stuck with Email - Vice–Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson was famous, among other things, for his contention that “no man is married South of Gibraltar.” But before South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford adopted the Nelson philosophy and began his Argentine Adventure, he should have checked to see if his wife was a nautical woman.
Here in the Commonwealth, things have been quiet on the adultery front since Gov. Robb and his beauty queen crew last set sail in a hot tub. Other than the occasional disagreement regarding last names and how many commoners can visit the mansion, matrimony has been smooth sailing in Richmond.
I’ve worked with politicians in Virginia and elsewhere and I’ve never had to handle an adultery scandal. Other than the occasional indictment (one acquittal, two guilty), it’s been mostly accusations of not raising taxes, voting to roast orphans or being a Christian.