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July 16, 2009

Mark Sanford's Morality Lessons

God knows things are tough these days down here in South Carolina. We've got 12 percent unemployment and public schools in shambles. But don't get me wrong--we're perversely proud of our shortcomings. Use federal stimulus funds to bolster things and risk losing our bottom-rung rankings? The thought of it! So what if our dismal high school graduation rates put us 48th in the nation--there aren't jobs for graduates anyway. To top it all off, it's a torrid 95 degrees here in Charleston--that's without the flash bulb wattage courtesy of People magazine and AP stringers camped out on Sullivan's Island. And did I mention hurricane season, with a high pressure system named Maria already stirring things up off South America. Yep, another sizzling hot summer here in scandalous Jesusland South. And that means one thing: time for Vacation Bible School.

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