Skip to comments.Another South Carolina ‘Smack Down’ for Senator Lindsey Graham
Posted on 05/17/2014 6:13:16 PM PDT by cotton1706
There is less than one month to go before the June 10th primary and Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has just received yet another censure from South Carolina Republicans.
According to Conservative Fifty:
On Monday evening the Charleston County GOP, one of the largest and most active county GOP groups in South Carolina, passed a censure resolution against Graham by a vote of 39-32.
Charleston becomes the 9th county GOP to censure Graham since August. Other counties to censure Graham are Lexington, Pickens, Anderson, Laurens, Orangeburg, Greenville, Fairfield, and Chesterfield.
All of the 9 censure measures have cited similar points where conservatives claim that Graham has strayed from the GOP party platform, and or aligned himself with the democrat and leftist agendas. For some years, Graham has been the lightening rod of frustrations among conservative republicans who tend to align themselves more with DeMint and Cruz type republicans over Graham and McCain republicans.
These censures (formal statements of disapproval) may very well have a powerful psychological effect on Graham heading into the June 10th primary. Also, as Conservative Fifty describes:
Graham is facing a primary challenge from multiple challengers who together could siphon off enough of the vote to keep Graham under the 50% plus one vote threshold to win the primary without a runoff. All available polling in recent months has shown Graham well under 50%, though he has been bombarding the airwaves with TV and radio ads en masse during the recent weeks. However, no independent scientific polling has been released in recent weeks to show where Grahams challengers line up against him.
(Excerpt) Read more at politichicks.tv ...
Tokyo Rove would blow a blood vessel in his brain if Linda lost the nomination.
Insider Incumbent Likely to Face Run-Off Versus Lee Bright
With the Jurassic media around Washington rushing to coronate Lindsey Graham for a third term in the U.S. Senate, a recent poll demonstrates that the pundit class may not really know what the reality on the ground in South Carolina is. In a recent Wenzel Strategies survey, Graham remains below the needed 50% threshold to avoid a run-off, and Lee Bright is the dominant performer among all contenders.
Graham polled 48%, while Bright was at 19% and about 15% were undecided. The other 18% was split among 5 competitors, meaning Bright continues to poll better than all other challengers combined a trend that has continued for a few months. Graham was also at only 48% in the deserves re-election question, a devastating barometer for a long time incumbent. When voters were apprised of his yes vote on ObamaCare, his numbers tanked dramatically.
Lindsey Graham is not going to get to 50%, and then hell have to face us in the run-off, said Bright, adding, Once more people find out how he cast a key vote that moved ObamaCare along, hell be in even more trouble. Its not like anyone can possibly find out anything new about Graham that will help him.
The Bright Campaign has not been deterred at all by the national medias take on the race. Communications Director Edmund Wright pointed out, The establishment elites and the media mavens in Washington still dont understand what happened in 2010, much less whats going on in 2014. Theres two races here at the moment, Lindsey Graham versus 50 per cent, and Lee Bright versus the other challengers whom we all like and both of those races are going our way now.
Bright added that he cant wait for the chance to go one-on-one with Lindsey Graham. The contrast could not be more clear.
|Twelve years ago this was elected as our Senator from South Carolina...
Now it is time to
kiss the Fairey
h/t to martin_fierro for the fairey graphic
The nancy boy loses his silky pony glow
Charleston, the Port City, is the gayest city in South Carolina.
If Flimsey Tinkerbelle loses Charleston, he’s finished.
Probably the best (and funniest) political analysis I have read all day