Sanford Stonewalls as Lt. Gov., Legislature, Assassin Call for Removal
Not only Lieutenant Governor Andre Bauer wants South Carolina Governor and sad adulterer Mark Sanford out of office. The Washington Times claims that Republicans in the South Carolina legislature are discussing impeachment, now that the Governor has insisted he will not be "railroaded" out of office. And now Brian Macdermant, 39, has threatened to kill Sanford, for which he has been arrested after helpfully informing a member of Sanford's staff of his intentions.
Meantime Sanford flew across the state to hold a press conference outside an investigator's office, at which he defended his use of official state travel allowances, including those that enabled his trips to visit his Argentine mistress. "There's something wrong with selective outrage," said Sanford. "...let's not have what we have right now, which are a whole host of different agendas being served."
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