There’s an argument to be made that when it comes to politics, South Carolina has been unfairly libeled.
Not because South Carolina isn’t the whoopee cushion of the nation, but because it’s not the only one. Consider this assessment of Tennessee congressional races by Ed Kilgore at FiveThirtyEight.com:
These include the nation’s most expensive House primary (GOP TN-8), a primary where the Club for Growth accidentally directed readers of a mailer to a phone sex line (GOP TN-3), a primary where a white Jewish incumbent has earned the backing of the Congressional Black Caucus in a campaign against the African-American former mayor of Memphis (Dem TN-9), and a primary where Sarah Palin delved into a crowded GOP field in a staunch Democratic district to endorse her latest “Mama Grizzly” (GOP TN-5). And all that fun doesn’t even include America’s latest viral video sensation, Republican gubernatorial candidate Basil Marceaux.
Just who is Basil Marceaux? Fred Davis, take notes: