Reacting to South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's public confession yesterday to an extramarital affair, Robert Schlesinger writes: "I think we can safely assume that he'll be too busy trying to rebuild his personal and political relationships at home to worry about 2012, even if his initial flakiness and moral lapses would not have disqualified him." Does Mark Sanford have a shot at the presidency in 2012? What do his misdeeds say about the Republican Party? Politicians in general? Post your thoughts.
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