Here's the "trimmin's" from this weekend's political news. Enjoy!
Government, mules: "Rep. Ken Kennedy, D-Greeleyville, said if the marsh tacky was going to be recognized as part of the state's heritage, then the mule should also be noted. He proposed an amendment to recognize the mule as the official work animal of
Jerry's kids: "Despite the somber tone of the day, graduates who covered the football field chanted "Jerry! Jerry!" in tribute to Falwell."
Immigration got booed?: "The crowd at
Maybe he should've checked that out first: "Conservatives in Action, a Greenville-based organization, has produced a television commercial opposing [State Appeals Court Judge Don] Beatty's selection … When asked Saturday whether Beatty had made any rulings that concerned his group, [Conservatives in Action spokesman] Matney said he would have to look at the group's research to see whether any of his decisions raised a red flag."
Eet mor donkee: "At the South Carolina Republican Party State Convention Saturday, Gov. Mark Sanford likened the party candidates to Chick-fil-A franchisees….He stressed unity and the absence of conflicting signals, the same principles that allow a Chick-fil-A sandwich to taste the same in Texas as it does in South Carolina."