We’ve never heard of the (Tumblr) website America Rising, but it’s got a pretty hard-to-argue-against pop against S.C. Senator Vincent Sheheen (D-Camden), who is running for governor against incumbent “Republican” Nikki Haley.
Hours after bashing Haley for traveling out of state on campaign business, Sheheen … wait for it … traveled out of state on campaign business.
The only problem?
Business wasn’t booming.
FITS tweeted out a photo yesterday evening of the sparse crowd associated with Sheheen’s event – which was held at the Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, N.C. – but America Rising has the video from the event.
And it’s bad. Take a look …
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Wow … ouch.
Obviously Sheheen has a long way to go to match Haley when it comes to hypocrisy (and unlike Haley he was kind enough not to bill taxpayers for this campaign appearance) … but still. Facing a huge fundraising disadvantage, Sheheen needs to do a much better job filling rooms like this.
He also needs to do a better job not being a hypocrite … even if he is running against the biggest hypocrite this state has ever elected.