More signs of hypocrisy from the integrity-challenged Republicans - this time it is confessed adulterer GOP Governor Mark Sanford. Sanford is refusing to resign, but look at what then Congressman Mark Sanford had to say about President Clinton during the Monica Lewinsky scandal:
The Charleston Post and Courier reports that Mark Sanford, as a congressman, called on Clinton to resign when his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky was revealed. Sanford is now Gov. Sanford. And, as just about everyone knows by now, he confessed today that he had an affair with a "dear, dear friend" in Argentina.
But back in 1998, according to the Post and Courier, he said of Clinton, "Very damaging stuff. This one's pretty cut and dried." Calling the overall situation messy, he added: "I think it would be much better for the country and for him personally [to resign]."
And Nevada Republican Senator John Ensign, whose affair with a campaign staff member has apparently resulted in some fair of blackmail or extortion, echoed similar sentiments:
In 1998 [Ensign] served in Congress and had this to say to the Las Vegas Review-Journal: "The honorable thing for him to do is to resign and not put the country through this."
These family-values hypocrites speak of honor - but they aren't resigning. Just another example of the scum that permeates the Republican party.
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