He has not taken his first vote on council, and yet it is not hard to look at him and see Charleston’s first black mayor, 350 years in the making. Charismatic, elegant, smart — and, yes, confident …
We can all hope that this “Partial Restoration” period can be accelerated by Senate wins in Georgia, and that it will last for more than the two years between now and mid term elections but anything more than that will require the Democratic Party to actually campaign against the Republican party by de-legitimizing it.
“If Walter Scott had not resisted arrest, he would not have been shot. He paid the extreme consequence for his conduct. He lost his life for his foolishness.”
It’s time that university leaders make the right decision for our students, our staff, and our community, and keep the College virtual this fall.
It feels like we’ve been beating our heads for years against that stone-hearted relic called the General Assembly, just trying to get justice to flow.
After getting roughed up in the north, he came south to see some old friends. They bucked him up. People Continue reading
My nomination for Pork of the Year: The $2 million down payment deftly budgeted, without public comment and without a separate council vote, for former city councilwoman/swimmer Kathleen Wilson’s dream of a $50 million aquatic and wellness center in West Ashley.
[This column by Steve Bailey was first published in the Post and Courier and is reprinted here with the permission Continue reading