Well, the mystery about Mark Sanford's whereabouts has resolved itself with today's press conference. Instead of being away on the Appalachian Trail, possibly even nude hiking as has been tongue in cheek suggested, on National Nude Hiking Day, Mark Sanford has returned from Argentina, after flying off to be ... with another woman. As he stands answering questions, near to tears overflowing, his chance at the Presidency has clearly just evaporated. Egads. I guess the Republican Party mourns another standard bearer lost at the altar of family values.