Around the South for Jan. 3: SC, VA & CSA

 

South Carolina: Scott talks GOP’s future. “The Trump coalition is going to be great if we exercise caution, prudence and a positive approach to solving problems,” US Sen. Tim Scott (R) told the Post & Courier. Scott wants to push bills that would help the country’s poor communities. He added that Marco Rubio (R-FL) will grow the Republican Party in the future ……. Virginia: War on porn. Del. Robert Marshall (R) has proposed a resolution that would recognize “the need for education, prevention, research, and policy change … to address the pornography epidemic that is harming the people of the Commonwealth and the nation.”……. CSA: Trump, Romney won old Confederacy. In 2012, Mitt Romney carried the eleven states of the former Confederate States of America by 8.4 points (53.5% to 45.1%) over Barack Obama. In 2016, Donald Trump carried the same region by 8.3 points (52.0% to 43.7%) over Hillary Clinton. Plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose …….