Way to bury the lead there, Wall Street Journal. Forget various Democrats whining about where that sweet, sweet campaign contribution money is going: this is a bit more pressing.
[Dick] Harpootlian said he visited Joe Biden, the other most prominent potential 2016 contestant, in the White House about a month ago and told the vice president he would support him if he decides to run.
Continue reading Nasty South Carolinian bigot Dick Harpootlian visited White House.
Hot Air, on the news that racist bigot (and campaign contributor to Elizabeth Colbert Busch?) Dick Harpootlian is trying to get out of his recnet xenophobic remarks about SC governor Nikki Haley by pretending that of course he meant Lexington County (only, Dick couldn’t remember which one at the time) all along:
I realize that Harpootian has found himself in a bit of hot water, and people in such positions tend to scramble to find a way out. But as “explanations” go, this has to be one of the weakest we’ve seen in a while. But on the plus side, the next time somebody makes a comment about where President Obama “is from” we can all just turn around and say, “he was talking about Hawaii, dummy.”
Works for me. Hey, take it up with Dick Harpootlian. Better yet, take it up with Elizabeth Colbert Busch: find out whether she really takes filthy racist money from bigots.
Background: “South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Dick Harpootlian, a trial lawyer, longtime Democratic leader, and legendary figure in local politics, reportedly told a South Carolina Democratic Party dinner [Friday night*] that the Democratic challenger would send “Nikki Haley back to wherever the hell she came from.”” Harpootlian, of course, has a history of these kinds of remarks: Continue reading Elizabeth Colbert Busch must explicitly repudiate Dick Harpootlian’s bigotry.
And who is Dick… Harpootlian, I hear you ask? Why, he’s the head of the Democratic party in South Carolina!
Yeah, I know: there’s little that you could do to the man that’s more degrading than being that. Still, old Dick seems to be living down to the job: Continue reading #rsrh Today’s ‘Republicans are Nazis’ comparison will be brought to us by Dick… Harpootlian.