I would rather get laid than be president…

Posted: June 24, 2009 in opinion/news
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…or even have a chance to be nominated.

Not quite Henry Clay is it? I guess Mark Twain had it as pegged as it can be:

Of the delights of this world, man cares most for sexual intercourse. He will go to any length for it-risk fortune, character, reputation, life itself

Have ever truer words been spoken?

The sad thing is the idea could be to get this out of the way now to give him a few years to “rehabilitate” himself? If Sarah Palin is a candidate in 2012 that plan is as doomed as it can be.

Update: Interesting perspective from Roger Simon (via Glenn) but Michelle Malkin nails it.

Update 2: Welcome Anchoress and Michelle Malkin readers take a peek around. Learn how Catholic Sainthood works, see the return of Taxachusetts, ponder the relationship between prayer and probability, enjoy a little Doctor Who online comic and remember for a party, go with the dunk tank every time!

Update 3: Another difference between Sanford and Palin is where they go when the location is undisclosed.

Update 4: Did you ever find yourself typing one thing and seeing another? Corrected grammar above.

Comments
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  2. jim franck says:

    Hilaire Belloc put it well too:

    “The standard of intellect in politics is so low that men of moderate intellectual capacity have to stoop in order to reach it.” He could have added “decency” as well.

  3. RCL says:

    The sad this is could the idea be to get this out of the way now to give him a few years to “rehabilitate” himself?

    If I can parse your jumbled grammar…

    NO! He’s Toast. There’s a better chance this guy goes Boorda than that he’ll ever run for office again.

  4. Mike Licht says:

    Sanford has a hot story but no book deal. How long can THAT last?

    See:

    http://notionscapital.wordpress.com/2009/07/03/sanford-book-deal-flames-out/

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