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VINCENT SHEHEEN FEELS THE BURN … 

This website has written extensively on S.C. Sen. Vincent Sheheen’s fateful decision to endorse the Medicaid expansion associated with Obamacare.

(For a recap of why Sheheen’s move was so boneheaded, CLICK HERE. For a recap of why he did it anyway, CLICK HERE).

Well guess what: We weren’t kidding when we said this move was likely to cost the liberal lawmaker his chance at upsetting incumbent Gov. Nikki Haley (RINO-Lexington) in the 2014 South Carolina gubernatorial election.

This week, the Republican Governors Association (RGA) began nailing Sheheen’s 2014 coffin shut – airing the first of what we can only assume will be many advertisements linking him to this fateful decision.

“Remember this guy, Vincent Sheheen?” the ad’s narrator begins.

The thirty-second spot – which has an estimated $200,000 investment behind it – proceeds to take direct aim at Sheheen’s position, saying he “wants to use Obamacare for a $2 billion expansion of Medicaid in South Carolina.”

Take a look …

(Click to play)

Told …

You …

SO …

For those of you keeping score at home, S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley’s administration is growing Medicaid three times as fast as the average state rejecting Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion. Hell, South Carolina’s estimated 16 percent growth rate for the coming year is faster than the average state that’s taking the Obamacare money.

No … really.

But none of that matters now. Why not? Because the reckless, unsustainable level of Medicaid growth pushed by Haley – which will cost taxpayers at least half a billion in the current fiscal year alone – wasn’t enough for Sheheen.

He simply couldn’t resist pushing for still more money …

And now he’s going to pay the political price for his greediness … when he could have (with a modicum of restraint) been running ads just like this against Haley.