December 29, 2009

Mark Sanford Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Lie!

In the annals of worst lie ever, Mark Sanford will be high on the list for his blatant deception claiming he was hiking the Appalachian trail while he snuck off to follow up on his extramarital affair.

Sanford's lie was revealed in a bizarre and rambling press conference, where he expressed his deep love for his mistress, and gave rather too much information about the details of their romance. He has since become a political pariah, and is in the process of getting dumped by his wife, who had no patience for the usual charade of standing by your man at his press conference.

Mark Sanford Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Lie!

was the Appalachian Trail line a big lie?

Gawker points to this news report from WYFF4 which says his state car was found at an airport in Atlanta (which you may recall is where police picked up his cell signal) and that witnesses saw him boarding a plane, without security. The Appalachian Trail story never quite made sense with the original line about how nobody knew where he was, and his wife saying that Sanford likes to take time off to do some writing...

Mark Sanford Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Lie!

Posted at December 29, 2009 7:53 AM