A bit about Sanford's surprise call for $300 million in federal school funding

After fighting tooth and nail to block the use of $700 million in stimulus funds, S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford has surprised when he publicly called for the use of the $300 million in federal funds for schools.

While the use of the money will help Sanford achieve some of his other goals, all-in-all it seems to be quite a surprise. And on that matter political blogger Brad Warthen has some good breakdown and analysis; read it here.

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