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Sanford at the bat

The saga of South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has inspired a rewriting of "Casey at the Bat," which concludes:"A hundred eyes were on him as he fumbled with his thoughts,"They watched him struggle with the trouble his actions had done wrought;"He labored more of other women of whom he shared some wine,"Though quickly added he hadn't crossed the forbidden line."

"Oh somewhere in this favored land the sun is shining bright,"The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere hearts are light;"And somewhere men are laughing, and little children shout,"But there's no joy in Charleston—mighty Sanford has struck out."