Biden Looks Back to S.C. Primary a Year Ago

“As I look back on what happened in South Carolina one year ago, it’s amazing how much can change in a day, never mind a whole year. My hope is that a year from now, Americans are able to look back and marvel at how much has changed — in their lives and in our economy — for the better.”

— President Joe Biden, writing on Medium, one year after winning the South Carolina Democratic primary.

News Flash: Trump’s S.C. Supporters are Religious Racists

79%

Of Donald Trump supporters in South Carolina “think the Confederate flag should still be flying over the State Capital, to only 20% who agree with it being taken down. In fact 38% of Trump voters say they wish the South had won the Civil War to only 24% glad the North won and 38% who aren’t sure. Overall just 36% of Republican primary voters in the state are glad the North emerged victorious to 30% for the South, but Trump’s the only one whose supporters actually wish the South had won.,” according to the Public Policy Polling survey in South Carolina that shows Donald Trump leading the GOP presidential race and also shows his support is built on a base of voters among whom religious and racial intolerance pervades.

S.C. Senate Votes to Remove Confederate Flag

37 to 3

Vote by members of the South Carolina Senate to remove the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds, the Charleston Post and Courier reports. The Columbia State notes the Senate “must take one more vote Tuesday to send the bill to the House. The final vote requires a two-thirds majority vote for passage, a rule set under set in the 2000 law that moved the Civil War icon off the Capitol dome.”