Honour’s Dishonor: Electoral Hit Man Journeys from SC to MN to Work for Gubernatorial Candidate

By: Sunday May 26, 2013 7:00 am

Today the focus is on another GOP electoral hit man, Push Digital CEO Wesley Donehue of South Carolina. Like Stone, Donehue is known for his scorched-earth style. Unlike Stone, his chief targets are other Republicans. Donehue’s currently working for Scott Honour, a man who wants to be Minnesota’s next governor.


What Mark Sanford’s Victory Says About Modern Politics

By: Wednesday May 8, 2013 7:35 am

There were two reasons to think the election was going to be closer than it was. The first was the only public pollster surveying the race, Public Policy Polling, had Sanford up by only one point but with momentum. Special elections with their unusual turnouts are traditionally very difficult to poll and last night’s was no exception. That is partly why no other pollsters even dared trying to poll the race.

Sanford Holds Single Point Lead Over Colbert Busch

By: Monday May 6, 2013 8:00 am

With the special election for South Carolina’s 1st Congressional district taking place tomorrow the race couldn’t be closer. According to a new PPP poll former Gov. Mark Sanford holds a single point lead over Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch.

Colbert Busch Holds Nine Point Lead Over Sanford

By: Monday April 22, 2013 6:30 pm

Despite the strong Republican leanings of South Carolina’s 1st district it looks like Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch is on track to win the special election. According to a new PPP poll she holds a nine point lead over former Gov. Mark Sanford.

Late Night FDL: The Onion, Come to Life

By: Thursday April 18, 2013 8:00 pm

It’s funny, in the least funny of ways, how a week that began in unspeakable tragedy unfolded into one filled with so much absurdity and journalistic malpractice, along with a truly bizarre string of unrelated events, that the actual news was often so frankly guffaw-inducing that The Onion would have a hard time topping it.

Internal Poll Shows Elizabeth Colbert-Busch Leading Mark Sanford

By: Tuesday April 2, 2013 4:35 pm

Elizabeth Colbert-Busch (D), sister of Stephen Colbert, has released an internal poll showing her with a small lead over former Gov. Mark Sanford (R). According to the poll conducted by Lake Research Partners, Colbert Busch is at 47 percent in the special election for South Carolina’s 1st Congressional district, while Sanford is at only 44 percent.

Prop 8, DOMA, and South Carolina Cupcakes

By: Saturday March 30, 2013 9:00 am

This has been a big week in both religious and legal circles. As the US Supreme Court took up Hollingsworth v Perry (the Prop 8 case) and US v Windsor (the DOMA case), the Jewish community began their celebration of Passover and Christians were in the midst of Holy Week preparations for Easter. But outside of the hallowed halls of the Supreme Court, the push for marriage equality continues to move forward. Deep in that liberal hotbed of South Carolina, a famous cupcake bakery is making more news with their icing-covered statements in favor of marriage equality, and the campaign twitter feed of SC-01 Democratic candidate Elizabeth Colbert Busch agrees that “It’s not holy to hate.”

Now *that’s* a sermon.

Colbert’s Sister Holds Small Lead Over Sanford in Special Election

By: Wednesday March 27, 2013 9:25 am

Despite the strong Republican leanings of South Carolina’s 1st Congressional district, Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch may actually stand a good chance of winning the special election scheduled for May 7th. Colbert Busch is best known as the sister of the Colbert Report’s host Stephen Colbert. According to a new poll by PPP, she holds a two point lead over former Gov. Mark Sanford and is tied with Curtis Bostic.

Sunday Late Night: Dosh Garn It, That Smells Like Accountability!

By: Sunday March 14, 2010 8:01 pm

Let’s hope Kevin Garn’s so-far-remarkable step, as a GOP, of actually resigning his office wakes up our media. So that when the next pervert is revealed (and you know another one will be, perhaps soon) our wise media gatekeepers will say, “Hey, Kevin Garn resigned, shouldn’t you too?”

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