We’re intimately familiar with the South Carolina State House “two-step.” Hell, we’ve probably danced it a few times ourselves. After all, Columbia, S.C. is a town where everybody has an answer for everything – an explanation for why whatever it is they are doing is permissible.
Don’t believe us? Just ask the targets of the Palmetto State’s ongoing corruption investigation – all of whom have said ad nauseam that they were within the letter of the law while peddling influence to the tune of millions of dollars.
Nobody’s ever guilty, are they? No … especially not in a government where the leaders police themselves.
Anyway, earlier this week we did a post about a possible conflict of interest involving a piece of legislation we support – a bill that would lift restrictions on the cultivation of industrial hemp.
On the surface, that’s a good thing. Anytime legislative leaders are on board with common sense