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Former governor of South Carolina and current congressman from the same state, Mark Sanford, had an extramarital affair with a woman who is now his fiancée, and some of the letters that he wrote to her became public. On the one hand, these letters are sort of undeniably romantic. On the other, they are also undeniably cheesy. And so they can still be classified as some of the worst pick-up moves of all time. They probably only even worked because the woman he was targeting didn't speak English as a first language. At least, that's what I have to believe. Anyway, here's a sample line: "you have the ability to give magnificent gentle kisses, or that I love your tan lines or that I love the curve of your hips, the erotic beauty of you holding yourself (or two magnificent parts of yourself) in the faded glow of the night's light - but hey, that would be going into sexual details ..." Way to overuse the word "magnificent." Terrible.