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October 1, 2014

Mark Sanford Teases MSNBC About Prop Pigs

Dry those tears, Mika Brzezinski.

Contrary to the fiery end you were told befell scene squealers “Pork” and “Barrel”:

An aide to South Carolina hopeful Mark Sanford assured HOH the former and would-be congressman merely lost touch with the famous stunt swine.

“He was joking. We don’t have a clue what happened to those pigs,” Sanford spokesman Joel Sawyer said of the unknown fates of the bacon-in-training.

According to Sawyer, Team Sanford borrowed the photo-op-friendly oinkers from a Lexington, S.C., farmer for its famous May 27, 2004, presser shaming Palmetto State lawmakers about runaway spending. He said the duo was dutifully returned to the contributing farmer the same day.

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  • susierosie

    Didn’t Sanford call for President Clinton to resign after he had the affair with an intern? Sanford cheated on his wife and went to another country without even letting his voters know and did not resign. He also spent government funds illegally. It is amazing that he would be even elected dog catcher after cheating the voters and the government of SC.

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