Not Standing By Her Man

COLUMBIA, SC - JUNE 24:  South Carolina Gov. M...
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Jenny Sanford announced this morning that she was filing for divorce from her cheating husband, South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford.

On Thursday evening as one of the 10 most interesting people of 2009, Mrs. Sanford told Barbara Walters that she was not a victim of her husband’s cheating, but I think many women would disagree. Walters brought up the fact that she hadn’t stood beside her husband at the press conference like many political wives have in the past. Her answer was that Gov. Sanford hadn’t asked and that she would have said no if he had.

He announced in June that he had been having an affair with his “soul mate”, Maria Belen Chapur, whom he had gone to Argentina to see when he told his staff he would be hiking the Appalachian Trail.