South Carolina Embarrassed by Politicians Behaving Badly



By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times

October 22, 2009

Reporting from Columbia, S.C. - It's tough these days being from South Carolina. Ask Dick Harpootlian.

He was in Peru, on a train from Cusco to Machu Picchu, when he and his wife began chatting with another couple. Where, Harpootlian asked, are you from? Rio, came the response, and you? South Carolina, Harpootlian replied. Mark Sanford! the couple exclaimed. Argentina!

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