Saturday, August 29, 2009
South Carolina GOP "Disappointed," "Angry," And "Disgusted" WIth Gov. Sanford
The SC House GOP caucus would like for Sanford to resign before he drags the rest of the the party down with him. Their hope is that South Carolinians will not wake up to realize that the problem is not just Sanford, but the SC GOP as well.
For all intents and purposes, South Carolina did not have a Republican party until the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. SC's GOP has come to be viewed as the "white people's party." In much of SC, if you are white, you are assumed to be a Republican.
Sanford made a point of identifying himself and those who agree with him as the "true Republicans" referring to detractors in his party as RINO's (Republican In Name Only). Now for the first time in years, there is a slim chance that the GOP stranglehold on SC state politics may be loosened. The longer Sanford stays in office, the greater that chance grows.
Here's hoping Sanford stays in... Every day he remains helps SC Democrats.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost