More of a tea gathering than a party

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More of a tea gathering than a party
More of a tea gathering than a party
Tracy Glantz/tglantz@thestate.co

 

This week Donald Trump dropped out of the Republican presidential primary he never entered (except in his mind), and the Columbia Tea Party rally at the South Carolina State House.  The result?

Columbia Tea Party chairman Allen Olson expected as many as 2,000 would have attended Thursday’s rally had Trump been there. But The Donald, a favorite of many who attended the group’s Tax Day rally with U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., elected to not run and dropped the rally from his schedule. 

And yes, that’s South Carolina Republican Governor Nikki Haley speaking in the picture.  Running for, winning and holding office never gets you the frantic publicity that flirting with public service does.

Nikki Haley, Donald Trump and South Carolina

More of a tea gathering than a party

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