Dynamite Press Work Under Adverse Circumstances

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June 23, 2009 5:30 a.m.

Whatever else we can say, one thing is pretty clear: yesterday was a pretty rough day for Gov. Mark Stanford’s press team. But let’s give them credit.

Even after putting out multiple contradictory stories about the governor’s whereabouts over the course of the day, by putting out a statement last night claiming that Sanford was hiking at some unknown location on the Appalachian Trail, having been out of all contact for almost five days, they managed to get editors around the country to run stories headlined “found” and “mystery solved.”

Now that’s a bravura performance! Only real pros can pull off bamboozlement like that.

We, who are about to be bamboozled, salute you!

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