SOUTH CAROLINA — (10-10-20) — South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham (R), has created another firestorm after saying that young Black people and immigrants can “go anywhere” in South Carolina but added “you just need to be conservative, not liberal.”
Senator Graham said the outrageous comment during the South Carolina Senate forum that was hastily changed from a debate with Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison when Lindsey Graham refused to be tested for COVID-19, after be surrounded by president Trump and members of his staff over the past two weeks.
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Needless to say the backlash from Black Americans was swift on Twitter.
Lindsey, 1954 wants its talking point back. https://t.co/snJ6xCpos9
— Charlie Sykes (@SykesCharlie) October 10, 2020
Holy crap!!!!! https://t.co/IkNlKAVzbU
— Walter Shaub (@waltshaub) October 10, 2020
What in the fuck? Note that the question asked was, “How will you address civil unrest in South Carolina?” https://t.co/AY6LZuyiHZ
— Meena Harris (@meenaharris) October 10, 2020
— Joe Cunningham (@JoeCunninghamSC) October 10, 2020
Racism AND white supremacy. https://t.co/iVfI0RSJTt
— Rex Chapman🏇🏼 (@RexChapman) October 10, 2020
Lindsey is sounding fucking nuts like Mike Lee and orange Mussolini. This man needs to be tested. https://t.co/hD1UnftNU3
— Amy Siskind (@Amy_Siskind) October 10, 2020
The South Carolina Republican senaator is facing the most intense challenge to his seat in years and today he didn’t help his campaign in the slightest!
Article by: Paul Goldberg, Staff Writer
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