PoliticsNation | February 18, 2013
>>> let's take a walk -- or shall i say a hike down memory lane . remember mark sanford ? the former governor of south carolina ? a strong conservative. a force in the gop. the guy who was talked about for president. but let's be honest. he's really best-known for his bizarre disappearing act in the summer of 2009 . for six days, the media, his family and his wife were wondering where he was. sanford told his wife he was hiking the appalachian trail . but, soon after, he came clean.
>> you see, the bottom line is this. i've been unfaithful to my wife. i developed a relationship with a dear, dear friend. it started innocently, which i'm sure many of these things do. i would also apal jazz to my staff.
>> but now he's going from the appalachian trail to the campaign trail. he's running for tim scott 's vacated house seelt. today, he released his first campaign ad .
>> more recently, i've experienced how none of us go through life without mistakes. but in their wake, we can lirn about grace, a god of second chances and be the better for it. in that light, i humbly step forward and ask for your chance in washington.
>> well, good luck. and happy trails, mr. sanford. from a