SC House Candidate Arrested … Again

PEE DEE DEMOCRAT LITERALLY “ASKS FOR IT” Austin Smith, a Democratic nominee for a Florence County seat in the S.C. House of Representatives, has been arrested for the second time this year on alcohol-related charges.  Smith, 21, was busted for public drunkenness earlier this week according to Oddly enough,…


Austin Smith, a Democratic nominee for a Florence County seat in the S.C. House of Representatives, has been arrested for the second time this year on alcohol-related charges.  Smith, 21, was busted for public drunkenness earlier this week according to

Oddly enough, Smith’s arrest appears to have been self-induced.  Specifically he is alleged to have approached Florence, S.C. police and Florence County Sheriff’s deputies (who were at the “Taboo” night club responding to a separate incident) and asked them to give him a field sobriety test.

The copes initially refused, at which point Smith insisted on the grounds that he “paid their salary.”

Needless to say, at that point he got his wish.

Additionally, in the police cruiser on the way to being booked at the Florence County Detention Center, Smith is said to have told deputies that he had been drinking heavily for twelve hours straight as part of his “typical routine for Thursday.”

Sounds like a typical South Carolina lawmaker to us …  (especially S.C. Rep. Bill Sandifer).

Three months ago, this website broke the news of Smith’s previous arrest on charges of underage drinking (he was 20 years old at the time) and interfering with a police investigation.  Shortly after that arrest, Smith went on a local television station and admitted being an alcoholic.

“This is not, you know, a one time, you know, incident, unfortunately, with alcohol,” Smith told reporter John Sweeney of “This is the first time obviously involving the police, but, you know … obviously there’s things I have to deal with with a counselor.”

“I still think I have a lot to offer the people of the sixty-third district,” Smith maintained, vowing to make alcohol awareness a centerpiece of his campaign moving forward.

Looks like he’s kept his word on that score … although not in a way that’s likely to earn him any votes.

UPDATE: According to, Smith has given up his State House bid … sort of.


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vicupstate October 19, 2012 at 4:07 pm

This kid’s parents need to get him some help.

Sailor October 19, 2012 at 4:17 pm

It’s a good thing stupidity isn’t a crime!

Mike at the Beach October 20, 2012 at 12:30 pm

SC would need a whole new approach to corrections if it was…

they call me Mr. Sinister October 19, 2012 at 4:30 pm

Looks like the kid is a little light in the loafers… Best thing for this kid would be a little time at CCI, he’d leave bow legged and permanently bent over…one last thought is it me or does he have the prettiest lips for a boy?

Andy October 19, 2012 at 5:12 pm

Who notices that?

sid October 19, 2012 at 4:40 pm

Somebody should tell the kid the saying “there’s no such thing as bad press” is not really an absolute.

hack October 19, 2012 at 5:03 pm

Who volunteers a field sobriety test on themselves?

Jackie October 19, 2012 at 5:03 pm

Somebody, please send this kid to Alcoholics Anonymous. Better yet, somebody DRIVE him there.

BigT October 19, 2012 at 5:22 pm

This is just an Example of what an Ignorant MoFo FITS is…

Did any of you Brain-Dead Imbeciles see Romney at the Al Smith Dinner…????

WOW-WOW-WOW…He blew your Dumb@$$#$ and Obama OUT THE WATER…

FITS is quick w/ Buck-Tooth Guffaws over those Piece of $#!* political hack so-called “comedians” on Comedy Central…

But Romeny was really FUNNY…and he may have won the Election just on that performance…

You can D@*n sure tell when Romney knocks it out the park…FITS plays his Ignornat act…

And I can understand why that Listless, No-Talent MoFo is staying away from the Al Smith material and Romney…

Romeny was GREAT…and Obama looked BAD BAD BAD…and mad…

Not saying it’s Over yet..but It D@*n sure is close to it…

Bonhoeffer October 19, 2012 at 5:31 pm

From a House candidate busted for public drunkenness to Romney at the Al Smith dinner. That’s about as big a stretch as from Romney’s tax plan to his promise to cut the deficit.

BigT October 19, 2012 at 5:34 pm

Bone: Thanks for making my point you Stupid Some Beech…

The Most Important Election in the last 30 years is RAGING, in the middle of a MAJOR Shift…and this ‘POLITICAL’ Sight, and its Idiot Founder, is posting about some Preppy Cul-d-sac liberal (like him) getting arested…

Wake that Dumb@$$ up..if he wants to play pundit, he needs to get his head out his @$$…

Romney BURIED Obama last Night…and this ignorant MoFo is playing tiddly-wins…

hhuuhh?? October 19, 2012 at 7:19 pm

You’re the ignorant “MoFo”, Big T(urd).

BigT October 19, 2012 at 7:54 pm

Looks like you and FITS runnin’ scared…trying to divert attention from how Stupid you are…

Your Silence speaks Volumes…

hhuuhh?? October 19, 2012 at 7:17 pm

This boy don’t need to deal with this with a counselor.
He needs some extra long term in-patient treatment somewhere.
I hope his parents still have them on their insurance.
He doesn’t work, does he?

Smirks October 20, 2012 at 9:20 am

His liver works hard, that’s for sure.

TontoBubbaGoldstein October 20, 2012 at 2:20 pm

Prolly one of the top hundred hardest working livers in SC politics…..

9" October 19, 2012 at 8:08 pm

Nice eyebrows for a dyke…

Pokey October 19, 2012 at 9:24 pm

He needs to spend some time in a penal facility becoming a penile facility to scare the fukkity-fuck out of him. And for him to get gang-raped. Then he’ll realize there’s more to life than drinking and being a Democrat.

shifty henry October 19, 2012 at 11:51 pm

I’m not implying that this guy probably drinks too much, butit may be true that he considers the corkscrew the world’s finest precision instrument.

But then, he should have read the book: “How to Strengthen Your Character Without Actually Going to Jail”.

Jeffy01 October 20, 2012 at 8:51 am

Is this the chick dating the State Treasurer?

Michael A. Fafflespouse October 20, 2012 at 10:18 am

This is obviously some form of mental illness. He needs some help.

BigT October 20, 2012 at 11:20 am

Why is FITS gone DARK on the Presidential Election…

I think we ALL know why…Hahahhaaha…

TontoBubbaGoldstein October 20, 2012 at 6:57 pm


Still aways away…..

How ’bout a college footbal post???

What’s that I hear?


Deadly Dollars October 21, 2012 at 10:59 pm

this guy is a clown

toyota kawaski October 22, 2012 at 9:02 am

looks and acts like FITS both socially and party ID

Raspy October 22, 2012 at 10:36 am

He is J Claytor Arrants reincarnated as a Justin Beiber lookalike.

norman October 22, 2012 at 10:55 am

Pee Dee knows how to produce outstanding libturd candidates. First it was look at the porn Alvin and now sweet lips Austin blowing the breathalizer.


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