Sanford's congressional bid a trending topic on social media

January 16, 2013 

Former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford today formally announced his bid for the 1st Congressional seat, vacated when Republican Tim Scott was appointed to the U.S. Senate. His announcement — leaked yesterday — has been fodder on Twitter. Briefly, Sanford’s name was a hot topic trending on the social network.

Through Storify, we’ve compiled reaction to the announcement

The State is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service