Just so we’re clear, Gov. Sanford and his staff didn’t announce that he had been in Argentina for the week. A reporter from The State newspaper got a tip that Sanford would be arriving on a flight into Atlanta this morning from Argentina and basically caught him. Once the reporter saw him coming off a plane from the antipodes he really didn’t have much choice but to admit where he’d been.
Josh Marshall is editor and publisher of TalkingPointsMemo.com.