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Mark Sanford Apologizes for 'Wounded Warrior' Remark

Apologizes via Twitter.

On a day when Elizabeth Colbert-Busch confirmed her intention to run for the vacant seat in the First Congressional District, Mark Sanford was apologizing via social media for remarks he made in a TV interview.

Shortly after announcing his intention to seek his old Congressional seat, Sanford appeared on WBCD television and compared himself to a "wounded warrior."

See the interview here.

Today, Sanford apologized for the comparison via Twitter, saying: "I meant no disrespect to our heroic men & women in uniform. I used the wrong analogy trying to make a broader point."

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Cookies Mom January 18, 2013 at 10:39 PM
So, Sanford goes on a hike....oh, not a Sanford joke, he is one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jay Bennett January 18, 2013 at 10:44 PM
Sorry; I think you meant to say Colbert's sister; I can't stop laughing.
Cookies Mom January 19, 2013 at 02:33 AM
I will take Ms. Colbert Busch over Sanford, who has proven himself to be a liar, a cheat, and a truant on the taxpaeyr's dime, any day of the week!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
RamonEBT January 20, 2013 at 12:22 AM
"wounded warrior" my... He stuck his foot in his mouth or he shot himself in the foot is more like it. :( REBT
Kaaren Mann January 27, 2013 at 07:29 PM
I've noticed when Sanford discusses his private life, he seems off-balance and prone to saying the wrong thing. Still, there's no one with as strong a conservative voting record in Congress. And we really need to rein in spending.

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