Saturday, October 08, 2005

After RINO-Lead GOP South Carolina General Assembly Overrode 105 of 106 Governor Vetoes, Sanford Brought Pigs To House Chamber!

Oink Oink!

From the Greensville News:

Gov. Mark Sanford brought live pigs into the House chamber Thursday to make
a point about pork barrel spending but ended up with a bipartisan firestorm hot
enough for a barbecue.

"Insulting" and "childish," said House Speaker David Wilkins,
R-Greenville. "This is beneath the dignity of the Governor's Office, and I am
embarrassed for him."

Minority Leader James Smith, D-Columbia, said, "I don't know if
(Sanford) has any credibility or reputation left that gives him any ability to

Adding insult to injury, one of the pigs promptly defecated on the
marble floor of House lobby after Sanford put them down.

"Unfortunately, they weren't housebroken," Wilkins said.

The incident came a day after Sanford reacted angrily to the House's
rapid-fire override of all but one of his 106 budget vetoes, saying members
acted recklessly.
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