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May 05, 2013


Top South Carolina Democrat Accused of Racist Comment

South Carolina Democratic Party chairman Dick Harpootlian "drew GOP ire" when he told Democrats that he hoped voters voters would send Gov. Nikki Haley (R) "back to wherever the hell she came from," a comment many Republicans viewed as racist, given the governor's Indian heritage, The State reports.

Harpootlian said later he meant "Lexington County," where Haley lived before becoming governor.














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