Reihan's quixotic take on the affair:

As Sanford slinks away from the public eye, anti-war libertarians have lost their best hope of building a national movement. The 2008 uprising of Birchers and hippies and raw-milk enthusiasts that fueled Ron Paul's quixotic bid for the White House was looking for a leader, and Sanford seemed to fit the bill. Now he'll instead spend his days doing who knows whathe'll write a book or play golf or maybe smoke a bowl while cradled in the arms of some dark-eyed South American siren. Which, when you think about it, doesn't sound that bad.

Oh, and I wouldn't touch raw milk even if Reihan dribbled it lusciously over my mustache.


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