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Governor Haley Finalizes Shortlist of Candidates To Replace Senator DeMint

Diane187 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 2:15 AM
Hmm, Tim Scott is a Black guy (diversity?), but I liked how Trey Gowdy kicked rear ends about Fast & Furious, even though he's a White guy. Either one would be a good pick.
Don't Tread On Me3 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 6:08 AM
Republicans & conservatives don't get credit for picking women or minorities. Women & minorities are supposed to be leftist Demmies, & Republican women/minorities are considered traitors to their identity grievance groups. Ask Clarence Thomas how that works. For that matter, ask Gov. Haley (woman, of Indian extraction). You should see the continual spews of bile in the Columbia daily paper.

But I agree, Scott or Gowdy would be excellent.

When South Carolina’s junior Senator Jim DeMint unexpectedly announced last week that he would resign to head the Heritage Foundation in January, many wondered who Governor Haley would appoint to fill his soon-to-be vacated seat. Apparently, a plurality of Palmetto State voters, according to a recent PPP poll, wants to see comedian Stephen Colbert in the upper chamber. But that’s highly unlikely for a number of different reasons, of course, but especially because he didn’t even make the governor’s shortlist:

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) has finalized her shortlist of candidates to replace outgoing...