Some guys tear a labrum reaching for redemption.
Not Mark Sanford.
He didn’t even have to reach and salvation was his.
If Michelangelo still were wielding a brush, he would paint Sanford’s portrait and hang it on the Vatican ceiling.
For Sanford, the road back from the Appalachian Trail leads to Capitol Hill.
Only in South Carolina, where trapped inside voters is the mind of a jackass.
Sanford, the disgraced former Republican South Carolina governor, shockingly won back his old congressional seat Tuesday night, defeating Stephen Colbert’s sister — Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch — by a 54 percent to 45 percent margin in a high-turnout special election.
Compared to Custer, Sanford was even money.
Sanford was trailing 9 points in a PPP poll just two weeks ago.
Even the Republican National Congressional Committee decided that Sanford was a lost cause, withdrawing its cash from his campaign.
They should have known that liberal Democrats are gator bait in South Carolina and that Sanford would ride the 18 percent cushion Republicans have in the coastal First District like a magic carpet.