1. A Republican won in a Republican district – duh!
2. Retail politics – and Sanford is a talented retail pol – trumps negative campaigning backed by outside-the-district money.
3. Elizabeth Colbert-Busch needs to ditch her bus, but at least she did better than Mitt Romney.
Yeah, OK, but Sanford is a sleazebag and a deficit hawk! And, South Carolina’s First District re-elected him.