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“As The Speaker Turns …”




In case you haven’t been following the full-frontal assault launched by S.C. Speaker of the House Bobby Harrell against Attorney General Alan Wilson (who is investigating Harrell on public corruption charges), here are a few posts to get you up to speed.


Crazy, huh?

Anyway, as it relates to Harrell’s efforts to neuter the Attorney General’s ability to prosecute public corruption, it seems as though several lawmakers were lied to about the bills being pushed by Harrell.

Specifically, we’re told Harrell’s legislative ally S.C. Rep. Kris Crawford (R-Florence) was less than honest with his colleagues about the intent of the legislation when he went around lining up sponsors for the bills.

In fact, here’s a string of text messages we received on the subject this week from one lawmaker …

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It gets better …

Remember how we reported that lawmakers were fleeing Harrell? It ‘s about to get worse …

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Yikes …

Meanwhile, a source recently emailed us raising doubts about whether there really was a 1962 Attorney General’s ruling that addressed whether Harrell himself might be able to evade prosecution as a result of his bills.

Yeah … we found it.

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: It is time for Bobby Harrell to resign.