Sharron Angle, Strom Thurmond’s son, Alvin Greene

In another political environment, Sharron Angle would fill this category of the strange debris of political applicants.  But leaving aside her various political positions, there is one thing we can give her.  You’ve got to admire a candidate who, in respect to Yucca and the situation of turning the mountain into the nation’s nuclear waste depository, puts up the counter-point to “NIMBY” and declares “YES IN MY BACKYARD!”  We had better start seeing a lot of donations being dumped into the Sharron Angle campaign from the zip-codes around Hanford and similar spots of great Nuclear Waste spots.
Though, with Sharron Angle the one great concern comes in what I perceive to be something of a contradictory position with the Environmental Protection Agency.  Wouldn’t that be a pre-requisite for stuffing nuclear waste in your backyard — to maintain a caprice-free and workable EPA?
But call me crazy.

Alas, the Orly Taitz boomlet fizzled badly.  It was too good to be true, wasn’t it?  But, South Carolina has handed up a few good nuggets.  In an election season where the Republican Party touted a slew of black candidates in largely marginal campaigns that have not done terribly well — well, one did all right last night.  Tim Scott will be rolling into a Primary run-off and off to face up against — wait for it — Paul Thurmond, the son of Strom!
No comment needed.

And then there’s Alvin Greene.  I haven’t any truck with this guy.  Here’s the thing — he’s getting blasted about for such a thing as this logic:

Asked if he thought it was a good investment to spend so much of his own money in a two-way Democratic primary to run against a popular Republican with millions in campaign cash, Greene replied: “Rather than just save the $10,000 and just go and buy gasoline with it, just take [it] and just be unemployed for [an] even longer period of time, I mean, that wouldn’t make any sense, um, just, um, but, uh, yes, uh … lowering these gas prices … that will create jobs, too. Anything that will lower the gasoline prices. Offshore drilling, the energy package, all that.”

This is more altruistic than the logic of Carly Fiorina’s massive million dollar campaign dump for a relatively piddle-sticks paying job — spending a fortune as further investment into gaining new fortunes after affecting the Laws.
Something a bit amiss in South Carolina — Bob Conley in 2008.  Alvin Greene in 2010.  I will note that Conley received 43 percent of the vote, more than Greene’s supposedly more legitimate primary opponent can expect.

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