The story goes that the president of Argentina, President Cristina Fernandez, said, "I've just been told something I didn't know; that eating pork improves your sex life ... I'd say it's a lot nicer to eat a bit of grilled pork than take Viagra." Senora Presidente was giving a speech to some pig farmers' association and used her sex life to bolster their spirits. This may clash with the general spirit of the gaucho-loving nation.
It's been a rough week or so for South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford. Not only has his affair with Argentina native Maria Belen Shapur come out, but since this revelation many of the state's lawmakers are calling on Sanford to step down. And while the governor insists that he is ready to "fall back in love" with his wife, Jenny, he has also sought to take control of the situation. And by control, we mean blow up any credibility he had left. In an inteview with The Associated Press, Sanford said he has flirtations with other women, but "didn't cross the sex line." He also called Belen Shapur his "soul mate," but said he was committed to his wife.
This story has it all: infidelity, Argentina, the state of South Carolina, sex, lies and the Appalachian Trail. Governor Mark Sanford trysted in South America while South Carolina was operating sans a chief executive. On top of that, his wife, Jenny Sanford, knew of his perfidy and was in the midst of separating from him.
South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford recently revealed he's been having an affair with a woman in Argentina, Maria Belen Shapur. To add insult to injury, The State, Columbia-S.C.'s daily newspaper, got their hands on exclusive e-mails between the now-disgraced governor and his senorita from South America, Maria, from almost a year ago. Of course, you can read all the boring, voyeuristic details about the love affair, or you can be like us... and read the article to glean love tips from the philandering duo.
The world Tango championship took place in Argentina over the weekend and a pair of Argentine couples won. That ain't right. American must close the gap in the world's sexy dancing race. This should be a top priority. Let's see what the 2 candidates have to say about this.
Sure their new president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, is a woman. But that's only the tip of the iceberg of what women are doing in Argentina. They've established themselves as powerful independent forces during the troubled times of the 80's and 90's and are starting to let their presence be known.