||"A historical political resource."
Nikki Haley’s Imaginary Mark Sanford Scandal
|Last Edited||SC-Conservative Apr 05, 2012 04:41pm|
|News Date||Friday, April 6, 2012 12:40:00 AM UTC0:0|
|Description||GOVERNOR’S BOOK INCLUDES BIZARRE REFERENCE TO SANFORD’S APPALACHIAN TRAIL SAGA |
We knew that S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley’s new book would take all sorts of artistic license, but the governor’s “Fiction Addiction” may have jumped to a higher energy level as it relates to a bizarre claim involving former Gov. Mark Sanford.
According to Haley, unidentified members of the mainstream media questioned her back in 2009 about her proximity to the sex scandal that ended the governor’s presidential aspirations and nearly brought down his administration.
Specifically, Haley claims that she was accused of having been in Argentina with the former governor at the time he was purportedly “hiking the Appalachian Trail.” This line of questioning – which Haley says was initiated because her SUV was discovered in a parking space next to Sanford’s SUV at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport on June 23, 2009 – forced her into a “humiliating position” and caused her to “for the first time come face-to-face with what it meant to be a woman in the (gubernatorial) race.”