Image by Flickr user Montwerx Image by 20090416-sanford.jpg He could be your gov' for the low low price of your stimulus cash.
Update: The listing was pulled, so I've pasted it below.
Hey, other states. A South Carolinian has an offer for you on the Charlotte Craigslist: If you think Sanford's got some great ideas, we'll swap him to you for your stimulus cash.
It's downright clever -- and to be perfectly honest, I like it a lot more than a tea party with no tea.
Thanks to Wolfe Reports for digging this one up.
Here in South Carolina we have a governor who wants to turn down the stimulus funds for education. We are not happy about this, but, heck, apparently there are people out there who admire this guy.
So, if you and your state want this guy, you give us your stimulus money and we’ll give you Mark Sanford.
This deal is contingent on the following:
- A majority of the voters in South Carolina must agree that they'd rather have stimulus funds than Mark Sanford (and that's practically a given); and - A majority of the voters in your state must agree that they would rather have Mark Sanford than their stimulus funds. (That one’s up to you.)
Please let us know when you have held a referendum on this matter. The Governor will go to the bidding state with the most stimulus money offered.