Sanford’s communication director resigns—but don’t read into it

Joel Sawyer, the communications director for South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, announced this weekend that he will resign his post in August and head for the private sector. Sanford, of course, is the politician who left his staff—and family—hanging while he jetted off to Argentina to visit his lover. Although it seems like an interesting time for a PR chief to leave, Sawyer insisted that no one should read into his departure. “[It’s] purely about what’s best for me and my fam…

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