S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley raised $140,000 during a September visit with Indian-American donors in Houston, Texas.
Haley’s haul came courtesy of the India House – a 501(c)3 group devoted to “uniting the Indian community.”
Haley’s September 21 trip “included a private meeting with an invited list of supporters, many of whom later met her that evening at Hotel ZaZa in the Museum District and donated around $140,000, according to one source, for her re-election campaign next year,” the website India West reported.
The paper quoted extensively from Haley’s remarks, including her familiar (and possibly apocryphal) story about playing kickball in Bamberg, S.C. with white and black children who weren’t sure which team she should be on.
“I just took the ball and ran with it,” Haley told the crowd, “and the kids ran with me. That showed me that all you needed was to go for it and others would follow.”
Say what you want about Haley (and this website has said plenty) but there’s no denying she has “taken the ball and run with it” when it comes to raising campaign cash.
Anyway … our favorite part of the India West story?
This line …
Even though she has grown up in the U.S., married an Anglo and become a Methodist along the way, Haley has never forgotten her roots.
Awwww … that almost sounds like it should be a John Cougar Mellencamp lyric, don’t it?
Will, how much are you going to donate to her campaign? Perhaps you will just let your endorsement that will surely come in the summer of 2014 be your donation?
He’s already donated to her sperm bank.
Good luck finding anyone inside the state borders who are willing to give this shrew some money. Well, excluding the ones looking for a nice cushy seat on some board.
Like that fatty, Ted?
New Capitol hours:
Snacks will be available near the front door, nudie magazines only if you ask and gas pumps installed near the north side Confederate memorial, all subsidized by a Federal loan grants.
Bet when Michael read that he is now an “Anglo” he started feeling pretty damn good
Wonder how long it will take before someone tells him Urban Dictionary’s definition of “Anglo”
I screwed up and voted for this psychopath once….NOT AGIN!
Now, everytime I read her crap, or hear her speak, I want to puke and then kick my own A$$!
The woman who identifies herself as white on her voter registration form (how do you not link that, Fits?) “has never forgotten her roots”?
Anyone know what the Rupee exchange rate is these days? What about Slurpees?
I was thinking today wondering what Nikki would do when she wasn’t gov anymore – whether she would buy a motel and run it or a 7-11 store and run it. Oopps – did I say that????
oh yeah beachtiger, because there’s so much evil in being a business owner and contributing to the economy! IDIOT
how does she feel about the washington redskins?
There were white kids in a Bamberg public school? Oh that’s right, according to her drivers license she was one of them.
Hmmm… Yeah – she has forgotten her Indian roots – only remembers them when they are giving her money.
And I thought Lee Atwater was dead.