The Ultimate War On X-Mas Gift: Divorce Papers
Whoa hey this is totally expected and yet still sort of sad! Jenny Sanford has filed for divorce from her dumb husband, the famous Appalachian Trail solo "hiker" and South Carolina governor (still!) Mark Sanford. How long before Jenny Sanford runs for the governorship of a smarter, classier state?
Here is the statement she released today:
Columbia, S.C. – December 11, 2009 – As so many of us know, the dissolution of any marriage is a sad and painful process. It is also a very personal and private one. Because Mark and I are public figures, we have naturally had less privacy with which to deal with our difficulties than do other couples. Indeed, I know it will soon become known so I choose to release this brief notice that I am now filing for divorce. This came after many unsuccessful efforts at reconciliation, yet I am still dedicated to keeping the process that lies ahead peaceful for our family.
I remain thankful to so many across this state and nation for their words of encouragement and prayers during this difficult time. Please know the boys and I are doing well and are blessed with the incredible support of friends and family and bolstered by our faith and the unfailing love of our God above.
Now Mark Sanford is free to celebrate Christmas in Argentina which, due to to the Equator and such, is not observed until mid-August.