Actually, that’s about all I have to say. That headline is a Tweet from earlier today; I just thought I’d reproduce it here so y’all could discuss it.
Oh, all right; here’s some more information:
Rock Hill lawyer Chad McGowan, a Democrat, jumped into the U.S. Senate race Monday, vowing to take on Republican incumbent Sen. Jim DeMint.
McGowan, a trial attorney who has primarily handled medical malpractice cases, says he is a conservative Democrat willing to vote with Republicans or Democrats to improve conditions for South Carolina’s working and middle classes.
“I don’t think anybody can rationally say the middle class is being represented by anybody in Washington,” he said.
McGowan’s list of complaints about Washington politics includes a nearly $12 trillion national debt and the bailouts of the automobile and financial services industries, which, he said, have proved to be “a bill of goods.”
Still, McGowan supports Democratic causes, including health care reform, with or without a public option.
“To do nothing is not an option,” McGowan said. “To do everything is not possible.”…
Over on his blog, Wes Wolfe says it’s not bloody likely that any Democrat can do what Inez Tenenbaum failed to do. And he’s probably right, barring unforeseen circumstance. Of course, life is all about unforeseen circumstances…