PICKENS COUNTY DRAMA JUMPS TO A HIGHER ENERGY LEVEL
The paper quoted SCGOP chairman Matt Moore and and SLED spokesman Thom Berry as confirming the existence of a probe, although no details of the investigation were discussed.
Sources tell FITS the inquiry stems from our exclusive report back in April 2015 regarding a dispute between warring factions within the party. One of the stars of that drama? Former S.C. board of education chairwoman Kristin Maguire – who was forced to resign her post in 2009 after this website uncovered her side career as an erotic author.
Yeah … welcome to South Carolina, for those of you joining us because of the 2016 presidential coverage.
Anyway, if that’s true – if this is really about an internecine “Republican” quarrel – then this strikes us as a ridiculous waste of taxpayer resources.
South Carolina is No. 1 in the nation in crime. And awash in legitimate political corruption. Yet our top investigatory agency is refereeing some spitball fight between county party activists? While the nearby solicitor is shutting down strip clubs?