Elizabeth Colbert Busch Explains Her Arrest: ‘I’d Do It Again, And Again, And Again’ (VIDEO)

Elizabeth Colbert Busch was arrested in 1988 for contempt for court in what was a bitter divorce battle. Well it all came out a few days ago, clearly surprising the Democrat. Last night she sat down with a local television station for this interview.

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But none of that matters now. Colbert Busch is likely to fall short, as it appears voters in the Republican-heavy First Congressional District of South Carolina are ready to elect Mark Sanford.


  1. May 7, 2013  10:46 am by Finrod Reply

    I hope you're right about Sanford being elected. Not because I like him, but to keep another Democrat off Capitol Hill.

  2. May 7, 2013  12:27 pm by L.n. Smithee Reply

    I am NOT a Sanford fan. I don't live in SC, but if I did, I wouldn't vote for him for the GOP nomination. But I gotta wonder if Ms. Busch was so disgusted when Barack Obama cronies sued to get Jack Ryan's divorce papers unsealed in 2004.

  3. May 7, 2013  1:14 pm by brent Reply

    so sick of the republican leadership and its committees,who don't wanna support a republican seat because the candidate made a mistake in the past,i now refuse to give any monies to the national committees and will only be giving donation directly to candidates

  4. May 7, 2013  6:46 pm by Aaron "Worthing" Walker Reply

    She hasn't really adequately explained this.

    She makes it sound like as if she was arrested for contradicting her ex. That is extremely unlikely. The more likely scenario is that the judge found that she was defying a judicial order granting visitation. And ordinarily I do not expect to see an arrest in a contempt setting unless there is a high certainty of it actually having happened, and unless this had been going on for a while.

    Now, if we are talking about an abusive relationship, as she alleged, i have some sympathy. I have long believed that the best thing for the kids, when abuse is shown, is to cut them off from the abuser. Abuse passes down from generation to generation, and the best hope for breaking that cycle is to cut off the abuser from the kids. But unfortunately judge don't typically see it that way. So this might be justified civil disobedience, if you will.

    But that assumes she is telling the truth about that, and so far she is not coming clean about all of this. That much is clear.