Op-Ed Columnist - The Prurient Trap
- There are Democratic sex scandals to be sure, but Democrats didnâ€™t build a franchise on holier-than-thou moral rectitude. The Republicans did. They used sexual morality as a weapon and now itâ€™s shooting them in the foot.Sanford voted to impeach Bill Clinton during the Monica Lewinsky saga. According to The Post and Courier of Charleston, Sanford called Clintonâ€™s behavior â€śreprehensibleâ€ť and said, â€śI think it would be much better for the country and for him personallyâ€ť to resign. â€śI come from the business side. ... If you had a chairman or president in the business world facing these allegations, heâ€™d be gone.â€ť Remember that Mr. Sanford?