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#1 Clyburn: DeMint Opponent May Be 'Republican Plant'06-10-2010, 02:17 PMI noted yesterday the unusual story of Alvin Greene, the unemployed, felony-indicted Army vet who managed to win the Democratic nomination in the South Carolina Senate race, despite having not held a single campaign event or spent a single dollar on the race.
Now House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D., S.C.) is calling for his state to investigate Greene's victory, and suggested that he might be a "Republican plant."
"There were some real shenanigans going on in the South Carolina primary," Clyburn said during an appearance on the liberal Bill Press radio show. "I don't know if he was a Republican plant; he was someone's plant."
The third-ranking House Democrat said he found it strange that Greene, a relative unknown prior to Tuesday, was able to produce the money to register and run for Senate despite being unemployed.
Greene allegedly tried to pay the registation fee in cash, and Clyburn said he wondered whether an outside party might have funded both the fee and Greene's campaign, in violation of federal campaign finance laws. ...
06-11-2010, 10:44 AM
Karl Rove, you magnificent bastard!!! :DVoted hottest "chick" at CU - My hotness transcends gender
06-11-2010, 11:15 AM
What they fail to address (and for good reason) is that he got something like 60 percent of the vote. It doesn't matter who planted him, the democractic voters chose him over their party's perfered candidate and that is truly embarrassing. This whole plant thing is just a smoke screen to distract from the embarrassment he represents to the democrat party.Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level then beat you with experience.
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06-11-2010, 07:30 PM
Last edited by FlaGator; 06-11-2010 at 07:35 PM.Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level then beat you with experience.
06-13-2010, 10:57 PM
I wonder what he's been charged with. You don't suppose he's a community organizer, too? :D--Odysseus
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06-13-2010, 11:25 PM
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I believe it had something to do with propostioning a College student for sex or something along those lines, not entirely sure
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