Former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford has won the Republican nomination for a seat in the House, and his former mistress (and current fiancée) was on hand to congratulate him. She’s been described as a “very private person,” but there’s no chance of maintaining that status during the upcoming showdown with Elizabeth Colbert Busch.

Get ready for plenty more media observations like this.

Groan … we were tired of this circus before it even started, and the clown car driven by Stephen Colbert is just getting revved up.