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The Sanfords Are Getting A Divorce

And the other shoe drops in the Saga de Sanford:
South Carolina’s first lady has filed for divorce.

Jenny Sanford announced Friday that she is ending her marriage to Republican Gov. Mark Sanford nearly six months after he admitted to an affair with his Argentine mistress.

“As so many of us know, the dissolution of any marriage is a sad and painful process,” Sanford said in a statement e-mailed to reporters Friday morning. “It is also a very personal and private one. Because Mark and I are public figures, we have naturally had less privacy with which to deal with our difficulties than do other couples. Indeed, I know it will soon become known so I choose to release this brief notice that I am now filing for divorce. This came after many unsuccessful efforts at reconciliation, yet I am still dedicated to keeping the process that lies ahead peaceful for our family."
Many reports describe her as a political player in her own right. I would not be surprised to see her run for political office -- or at least inject herself into politics in South Carolina in some way...