The Mark Sanford Emails: Why Did 'The State' Hold its Fire?

Jonathan Sharpe
Columbia Free Times | July 1, 2009
It was South Carolina's The State newspaper that tore open the sordid story of Gov. Mark Sanford's transcontinental tryst. But while it was a gale-force blow, one question remains: Why had the newspaper held its breath for so long?

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