What a fun week in in the SC political blogosphere…
It all started Saturday when the Body Politic Joshua Gross posted a video by Conservatives in Action—a video which appears to have the kid from Jerry Maguire in it. The point of the video was to smear Judge Donald Beatty, now the newest member of the SC Supreme Court. Seems like it worked out pretty well. The best part was this, a comment by Gross:
[Y]ou think there were hardball tactics used here? Wow. As Yogi Berra would say, "You ain't seen nothing yet".
You ain’t seen nothin’ yet? Oh, brother. Gervais says, talking smack about judicial elections is bad in itself - talking smack like Bachman Turner Overdrive has been stuck in your 8-track player for the last thirty years, that’s a whole 'nother level of wack. Next.
Not Very Bright was covering the election of Beatty to the SC Supreme Court in real time, in one of the funniest posts I’ve read in a while:
1:00 - Somebody makes a motion “to allow the bodies to talk to one another.” What the heck does that mean? There’s a voice vote, and folks seem to be arguing about whether the aye’s or nay’s won. Somebody says into the mic “What did it sound like to you?” Sounds like the same voice that make the Viagra joke earlier. I wonder if the bodies are going to talk to each other. It would be more fun if they sang to each other like the boy’s cabin and the girl’s cabin used to do at summer camp.
A pretty good new site is TPS, “The Palmetto Scoop.” TPS finds a recent poll by Insider Advantage a little suspect:
Insider Advantage today released its 871,358,943rd of the 2008
If you want to know TPS’s theory on Newt’s anomalous success in SC, you’ll have to go to that site.
Have a great weekend!