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June 10, 2010

SC Sacred Honor Watch: GOP Runoff And Democrat Senate Edition

First, the GOP Governor's race that won't end.

Gresham "22% of the Vote" Barrett decides to go for the rarely performed "Triple Passive Aggressive Smear" by having the actor in his campaign spot call him a "Christian Family man who won't embarrass us".

Take a shot at the supposed Sikh Conspiracy? Check

Play up the unsubstantiated rumors of Nikki Haley's infidelities? Check

Put the charges in someone elses mouth? Check

And he sticks the landing!

Seriously, this guy can not go away fast enough.

Meanwhile on the Democratic side, they are running away as fast as they can from their unemployed, unknown and under investigation for sex crimes candidate for the Senate.

Sen. Bob Menendez of NJ, the head of the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee says, "South Carolina? Never heard of it."

But South Carolina Man of Sacred Honor, Democratic House Whip Jim Clyburn says he knows exactly how this guy won a Democratic primary...the Republicans did it.

"There were some real shenanigans going on in the South Carolina primary," Clyburn said during an appearance on the liberal Bill Press radio show. "I don't know if he was a Republican plant; he was someone's plant."

The third-ranking House Democrat said he found it strange that Greene, a relative unknown prior to Tuesday, was able to produce the money to register and run for Senate despite being unemployed.

Greene allegedly tried to pay the registration fee in cash, and Clyburn said he wondered whether an outside party might have funded both the fee and Greene's campaign, in violation of federal campaign finance laws.

I know it's still early, but South Carolina has a healthy lead in the race to be the state with the most bizarre politics this year.


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