"I'd be far less likely to engage in political advocacy if I wasn't capable of shooting somebody who decided to get violent towards me.
— Todd Kincannon (@ToddKincannon) December 18, 2012
The guy who wrote that just found himself booked into the local jail on charges of domestic violence. It's looking like he lied about that chewed-up medicine he was allergic to, after all.
The former executive director of the South Carolina Republican Party was arrested Monday on a criminal domestic violence charge.
James John Todd Kincannon, 33, was booked into the Lexington County Detention Center Monday evening.
An arrest warrant alleges that Kincannon's wife, stated to deputies that she was involved in an altercation on March 26 with Kincannon, who became angry at her after they left an event, Lexington County Sheriff Lewis McCarty said.
While Kincannon drove a motor vehicle on St. Andrews Road and Harbison Boulevard near Irmo, the victim stated to deputies that Kincannon yelled at her, including the use of profanity, McCarty said.
McCarty said the victim told deputies that she lowered her window and yelled at passing motorists to help her while she pleaded with Kincannon to stop the vehicle.
The arrest warrant further alleges that Griffith stated to deputies that Kincannon began driving the motor vehicle erratically and avoiding traffic lights while driving at a high rate of speed, McCarty said.
Griffith stated to deputies that she tried to exit the vehicle, and Kincannon grabbed Griffith's arm in order to prevent Griffith from exiting the vehicle.
It couldn't happen to a nicer guy. It couldn't happen to someone who deserves it more, either. Because if there's one thing I know, it's that Todd Kincannon isn't just a troll. He's a bully who loathes women and wouldn't blink twice before decking one who got in his way.
This is from 2014:
Just a little taste of what this guy dished out in public to women he didn't even know. Now imagine the things he did to women he did know. Oh, actually, you don't have to imagine it, because it turns out Ashely recorded his rants. So many of them, in fact, that she's got 48 hours or so of recordings.
In one of the clips – obtained exclusively by FITS – Kincannon tells Griffith he will have his “revenge” on her if she leaves him, and that he will make her “very f*cking sorry” if she fails to follow his instructions for improving their marriage.
The profanity-laced clip begins with Kincannon castigating Griffith for not “doing what you’re supposed to f*cking do.”
“Now I’m going to tell you right now – I can’t survive in this f*cking environment that you create with your bad attitude and your unhappy spirit,” Kincannon said. “I’m – I’m sick of it and I’m done with it. And I want to make very clear to you – I don’t give a sh*t about you, or about any of the sh*t in your life. I don’t give a sh*t about all your f*cking divorce threats. You have pushed me so far down the hole that I don’t care any more.”
“What I’m telling you is – you are going to by God make my life better than it is,” Kincannon continued. “And you’re going to do the only things that you can do to do that – or else I’m going to make you very f*cking sorry. Because I don’t give a sh*t anymore.”
Kincannon repeats the threat again on the recording – which is essentially a monologue of his thoughts on the current status of his marriage to Griffith.
“I don’t know why you don’t just let the relationship dissolve,” Griffith said at one point in the clip.
“Because I blame you for creating the problems,” Kincannon responded. “And if the relationship dissolves I will get my revenge. I wanted something out of this.”
“I got into this marriage with expectations that it would be a thing that it is not,” Kincannon continued. “And I am telling you right now, you will cure that problem and you will begin to meet my expectations or else you will be very sorry with what happens next.”
I don't thinks the right wing need worry about same-sex marriage screwing up their hetero ones. Seems like they do a great job of that without any help from society or anyone else.
Listen to the recording below, but be forewarned that it is definitely NSFW.