Goose Creek resident Nancy Mace officially announced her campaign to defeat U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham in the 2014 Republican Party primary. The first woman to graduate from the Citadel, Mace is a well-regarded up-and-comer in Palmetto State politics, counting at least one notable South Carolina Tea Party fave as an ally, state Sen. Tom Davis (R-Beaufort). However, if Mace truly hopes to secure the SCGOP nomination, she will need to answer questions about another comrade, Will Folks of FITSNews. As the former co-owner of FITSNews, Mace presided over the South Carolina political gossip site during its most infamous days;
Comments: Senator Graham´s luck may be holding. This lady sounds like a nasty piece of work.
Attn, OP, be very cautious as to what you believe. Graham packs a lot of weight in SC and any newspaper would be crazy to cross him. Grahams home town is also my home town, I live about 5 miles from his house which he rarely occupies, I have supported him financially for many years. In the next primary, he will not get my vote!
Actually, the owner of a publication does have a lot of editorial control, no matter what anyone claims to the contrary. Mace will probably have to explain at some point why, when she was co-owner of FITnews, the publication went after Nikki Haley so viciously.
Notice how the RAT infested media whores always insist that a conservative Republican (especially from the Tea Party) must address, discuss, and separate themselves ... over and over and over again ... from any real, perceived or manufactured issue that the RAT infested media whores deem "newsworthy."
But when a Democrat acts like his or her party´s symbol, no Democrat is asked to account for their disgust or complaint about that ... think Nancy Pelosi, who told the media that they shouldn´t equate her with her old friend, the pervert mayor of San Diego; or how happy most Democrats would be to share the stage with the inciter of murder at Freddie´s (Al Sharpton).
I wish those in our party would start telling the RAT infested media whores to stick it where the sun don´t shine. It ain´t like saying that is going to get you any worse treatment.
I don´t know what to make of this. I read the article and watched the absolutely vile ad. At the very least Mace would have to do some pretty fine dancing to explain her way out of this.And I would take a close look at the other challengers.
Honestly, I have never seen a political ad this nasty and creepy. Ramona (the Pest)
Glad to see Ms. Lindsey is getting primaried. Whoever runs against him needs a thick skin and an ability to tun a psych ops campaign. Look for the usual suspects to tear down any and all challengers to all RINOs. Interesting to see how Liz Cheney´s candidacy has already had some positive effects. Term limits, People, term limits!
The article threw mud against Mace hoping some would stick. It did not provide useful information to anyone who does not live in SC. The ad was not vile, it was stupid, reminding me of the wisdom and wit of 14 year old boys. I then looked up the FITSNews site. I am really unimpressed with FITSNews.
Will somebody worthy, please primary Miss Lindsey.
What about the other candidates against Graham? Wonder what the Dems/estab Republicans will post against them? Strange how the Graham/McCain Republicans suit the Dems so well. Must have a lot in common. I notice posters who smear and deride conservatives never defend McCain or Graham. They use smears and sneaky attacks to go after anyone who speaks out against McGraham. Not once do any Republicans side with conservatives who challenge McGraham. Never. We know that the most constant attacks against conservatives come from establishment Republicans who support McCain and Graham. No one has any illusions about what is at the bottom of the attacks. Do I like Mace? I do not know. But typically, the RNC talking points are being spread by posters who seem to be either on the payroll or have some connection with the RNC/DNC.
#26, with respect, did you read the article and view the ad? I´m not sure how "posters" can be blamed for Mace´s association with FITSNews or the information being published. There are other Graham challengers. Posting an article about Ms. Mace´s liabilities is NOT a defense of Graham.
Ad was disgraceful. My question stands: what will the Republican attacks be against anyone other than Mace who challenges McGraham? Guess I will wait and watch. However, I would like for several SC residents to help us understand why Graham has so much backing in the state. It can´t be that voters think he is a good representative of their beliefs. Must be a case of follow the money/power/influence peddling. Wish we could see some articles detailing where Graham gets his money. Who is donating? Must his opponents be the only ones who must defend their record or their past? Find the facts that show how Graham stays ahead in campaign donations.
This is not a "Republican attack" against Nancy Mace, as I understand it. The piece is from a Charleston, SC, newspaper highlighting Nancy Mace´s background. Is there a lie in the article? When anyone steps forward to run for office, it is a given that there will be a critique of what the person´s record indicates and what the person stands for or against. Ms. Mace´s FITSNews went after a conservative Republican woman, Nikki Haley in a particularly vicious manner. Mace can stand behind it, she can condemn it, but she has to address it. I assume Senator Graham´s supporters or critics can speak for themselves.
Posters who think I am supporting Mace are not reading my words objectively. I am not asking those who condemn Mace to defend their condemnation I am asking those who support McGRaham to defend their support...plus I am posing the idea that no matter who the Republican is against McGraham..Republicans will attack them. Why are no Charleston news paper attacks on Graham? Simple. He is a Dem. Again I ask. Why do you support McCain and Graham, posters? Mace is not someone I know so am not defending. I am asking for attacks on Graham by media and Republicans in SC. Texas and Mississippi pros or cons do not matter in the end. It is SC voters I want to hear from. Who are Graham´s supporters?
I really want Lindsey gone - however we don´t want to repeat the mistake of Missouri and select the weakest possible GOP candidate to go against the Dem in the fall. Please, no more Akins. Admittedly, I don´t think, in SC, the Dem could win against any GOP selection but you never know. There are at least three challengers to SC´s current used-car salesman of a Senator. Go with the best - whoever that may be.
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