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South Carolina-Expect the Unexpected

Bill447 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 2:01 PM
I agree, Joe Wilson has the statue and is a real republican, not a RINO.

Senator Jim DeMint’s announcement early this morning that he will leave the Senate to head the Heritage Foundation left many loyal activists feeling a profound loss. He is an icon amongst both South Carolina’s grassroots Republicans and the Tea Party, commanding standing ovations at his every appearance. For many outside this foray, Senator DeMint’s departure leaves them simply pondering not just why, but who will be his appointed replacement.

This is South Carolina, where politics can turn on a dime, and the rule is, “There are no rules”.

Rumors are rampant; the three names most touted to fill Senator...