Paper Was Tipped About Flight
Gina Smith of The State has expanded her story from yesterday about her Atlanta airport interview with Gov. Mark Sanford, turning it into "how ...
Gina Smith of The State has expanded her story from yesterday about her Atlanta airport interview with Gov. Mark Sanford, turning it into "how I got that story" and giving a fuller sense of their back and forth.
"And why is there no other media here?" I wondered. "Could we be the only ones onto this story?"
It's how you think when you're playing a hunch, following an anonymous tip that Sanford would be on the plane and anonymous, unverifiable e-mails about an alleged affair between Sanford and woman from Argentina.
(Later that day, Sanford admitted to a room full of journalists that he had had an extramarital affair with a woman from Argentina. I always will wonder if the story would have broken if I had failed to catch him in the airport.)
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