Tweeting The Sanford South America Fugue

It's not a revolution in Iran, exactly, but...if it consumes the political world, we're gonna cover it.

@pandagon: Argentinian Pres. Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has disappeared. Staff says she's in Curacao, may actually be in Camden, NJ.



@DanaHoule: Sad. Becoming better traveled than George W Bush was before he was elected cost Sanford a shot at the presidency.

@SteveHaweeli Oh take me with you!!! #Sanford

@cwillk SC residents, its pretty clear Sanford was tracking down Carmen Sandiego, a known terrorist. You should be thrilled to have a gumshoe gov

@cn2news They say Scotty is dead, then how did he beam Sanford up from the AT, to Atlanta and then Buenos Aires?! Scotty Lives!!

@mdubno So #Sanford was told by his chief of staff to come home from #Argentina. Then staff continued to lie about whereabouts.

@surtsidegraphic Governor Sanford disappears to Argentina...Now the WSJ is reporting that the Argentinian peso dropped 'significantly' on Tues, I smell fish.

@GregMitch:S. Carolina paper that broke Sanford story, wonders where he was really "cruising."For bruising? http://bit.ly/8Byjl

@notellinuzip Hot news - Mark Sanford changes first name to Waldo and orders the retraction of all K-12 geography classes in SC

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Marc Ambinder is an Atlantic contributing editor. He is also a senior contributor at Defense One, a contributing editor at GQ, and a regular contributor at The Week.

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