South Carolina on Townhall

Chuck Norris - Tue Jan 31

I think the mainstream media and Washington elite think the majority of voters just fell off the turnip truck. But the South Carolina primary and other current voting trends show otherwise. ... more

Frank Gaffney - Sat Jan 28

Shortly before Newt Gingrich's decisive victory in South Carolina last week, he was asked a critical question by a Palmetto State voter: Would he support a Muslim candidate for president? ... more

Jackie Gingrich Cushman - Thu Jan 26

The sweat somehow made the moment more real. There we were, standing on the stage at the Hilton Hotel in Downtown Columbia, S.C., on Saturday night with my dad, Newt Gingrich, celebrating his primary victory. It was the sweat rolling down the faces and dripping off the noses of the television cameramen, photographers, audience members and even those on stage celebrating that transformed the almost surreal scene into reality. ... more

Mona Charen - Tue Jan 24

So the message South Carolina voters sent was -- "Anything goes so long as you attack the media." ... more

Cal Thomas - Tue Jan 24

A longtime conservative friend sent me an email after reading something positive I had written about Newt Gingrich: "Whoever votes (for) or supports Newt for president is out of their mind." ... more

Crystal Wright - Mon Jan 23

A little over a week ago, Karl Rove advised Republicans to wrap their support around Mitt Romney because it was pretty much a done deal Romney would grab the GOP presidential nomination. “In an open race for the GOP nomination, no Republican has won both Iowa and New Hampshire, as Mitt Romney has,” wrote Rove. He went on to say South Carolina would be the last dance/chance for several candidates like Newt Gingrich. ... more

Michael Barone - Mon Jan 23

Those who take a certain pleasure in denouncing the evils negative political advertising should have spent the last week in South Carolina. They could have plunked down in front of TV sets, especially during morning, early evening and late evening news programs, and by adroit use of the remote control seen one negative spot after another. ... more

Katie Pavlich - Sat Jan 21

Steve Deace - Sat Jan 21

Since the advent of the contemporary presidential primary system in the 1970s, no Republican has gone on to win his party’s presidential nomination without winning the crucial South Carolina primary. ... more