June 16, 2010

James Clyburn smells elephant dung in the South Carolina Democratic primary race for U.S. Senate and heaven forbid Mrs. Greenspan has her Villager sensibilities taken to their limit by Rep. Clyburn using the word dung in polite company as he did on CNN's State of the Union. Sadly she did not appear nearly as concerned about someone stealing an election in South Carolina and potentially rigged voting machines with no paper trail. Get over it Andrea. He should have just called it what it is, bullshit, but if he'd said that they might have needed the smelling salts for Andrea.

CROWLEY: Before we go back to the '60s, I don't think we're going to settle this tax cut argument. But, Congressman, I need to turn you to something a little more local. And that is your nominee for the U.S. Senate, Alvin Greene, came out of nowhere. You think he's a Republican plant. He is calling now for the Democratic establishment to get behind him. That he, in fact, has been elected to be the nominee. Do you foresee yourself getting behind Mr. Greene?

CLYBURN: No, I don't see myself getting behind Mr. Greene. The fact of the matter is, of course, Candy, I never said he was a Republican plant. I said he was someone's plant. And it turned up after the elections, we found out, as I said earlier, something untoward was going on.

Now all of a sudden, we see that Congressman Joe Wilson -- his campaign manager, was, in fact, managing the campaign of my primary opponent. I saw the patterns in this. I know a Democratic pattern, I know a Republican pattern, and I saw in the Democratic primary elephant dung all over the place.

And so I knew something was wrong in that primary. And this result tells us that. People intentionally circumvented the law, the rules and regulations, did not file any disclosures, did not file any of their campaign finances, yet they spent hundreds of thousands of dollars running this campaign and broke every law.

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