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Lexington Liberal: Tax Hike Opponents Are All “Mormons”




|| By FITSNEWS || The town of Lexington, S.C. passed a tax hike this week.

By a 5-to-1 margin, the town’s council approved the $2.1 million annual levy – which it claims will go toward new transportation projects.  Voting for the tax hike?  Mayor Steve MacDougall, mayor pro-tem Hazel Livingston and council members Todd Shevchik, Todd Carnes and Ron Williams.

Make no mistake: All five of these fiscal liberals should be voted out of office at the earliest opportunity …

Appearing at the meeting to speak out in support of the new levy?  Lexington County council chairman Johnny Jeffcoat – who is pushing an eight-year, $300 million tax hike at the county level.

According to Jeffcoat – who is not running for reelection – opponents of tax increases in Lexington have something in common.

“They stick together and are Mormons,” he said during the meeting.

What? Mormons?

Last fall, Lexington County voters rejected an eight-year, $270 million tax hike by a 2-to-1 margin.

Is Jeffcoat saying all of them are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints?