Mark Sanford Wins
Mark Sanford has won the special election in South Carolina’s first congressional district.He was abandoned by much of the South Carolina congressional delegation.He was abandoned by the NRCC and its fundraising.The Democrats outspent him by more than a 3 to 1 advantage.But the district favored him to begin with. Despite panic a few weeks ago, he recovered rapidly and closed a ten point gap.I was | Read More »
SC-01 Special Election Results Thread; UPDATE: Sanford Wins
UPDATE: As we all thought, I’m sure, the district has been called for Mark Sanford. Congratulations, governor! [UPDATE- Moe Lane] Now that the election is over, it is of course necessary to commemorate the way that the DCCC and Democrats have spent their resources here – to the best benefit of the Republican party. Two million all told, was it? Well, I guess that kind | Read More »
Sinners in the Hands of Angry South Carolina Voters
I make no apologies for supporting Mark Sanford in South Carolina. The Republican primary voters supported him. He has a record of voting the right way in Congress and doing the right things as Governor. Now, his personal life is a mess. That is true. I wish it were not. But I am still waiting for the perfect politician and have not found him. However, | Read More »
The fascinating homemade Elizabeth Colbert Busch attack video.
So, I was explaining to my wife Yeah, this is about the time in a South Carolina election cycle where you expect this sort of thing to surface; and she interrupted me with a There’s a formally-designated time when you release the campaign mug shots of a candidate? And I said If you actually have some? Sure: Sunday night before the election sounds about right. | Read More »
Mark Sanford, Boeing jobs and Conservative Apathy
The First Congressional District of this gamecock’s native state will deserve the Daily (labor union-funded-anti-Boeing-jobs) Show that Stephen Colbert’s sister would co-host with fellow Democrats in Congress if too many South Carolina Low Country conservatives cry over Argentina on Tuesday instead of voting to return Mark Sanford to the House seat he held from 1995-2001. Never a fan of the flaky former anti-pork crusader when he last represented Charleston | Read More »
Elizabeth Colbert Busch must explicitly repudiate Dick Harpootlian’s bigotry.
a href=”http://www.buzzfeed.com/bensmith/top-south-carolina-wants-to-send-nikki-haley-wherever-the-he”>Background: “South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Dick Harpootlian, a trial lawyer, longtime Democratic leader, and legendary figure in local politics, reportedly told a South Carolina Democratic Party dinner [Friday night*] that the Democratic challenger would send “Nikki Haley back to wherever the hell she came from.”” Harpootlian, of course, has a history of these kinds of remarks:
The Busch League Campaign of Elizabeth COLBERT!!!!! Busch Goes Straight to Race Baiting
Elizabeth COLBERT Busch, who if you must know is like OMG Becky she’s Stephen Colbert’s sister!!!!!!!!!!!!!, is taking money from groups who are opposed to Boeing making the 787 in South Carolina. That’s not playing well. She tried to deflect it by pointing out Mark Sanford got contributions from the same unions. Except . . . well . . . it was actually Sanford Bishop | Read More »