The Pink Flamingo has always liked SC’s AG Henry McMaster. When I was active in the GOP when I lived in SC, Henry was the Chair of the SCGOP. If you were as active in politics in South Carolina as was I and as was Henry, you eventually get to know people. Henry is one of the nice guys in politics. He is one of those people who deserves all the good fortune and fame that might come his way – sometimes nice guys do finish first.
Lindsey and Jim DeMint have suggested Henry, who is known to be something of a crusading AG, go after the “Nelson” health care deal. Currently Henry has 9 other AGs from other states who are going along with him. The irony is the fact taht
“...Critics of the efforts of the GOP attorneys generals say the whole exercise is a political stunt designed to increase the profile of the GOP officeholders — a number of whom are running for higher office in 2010. But McMaster defended his motives, declaring that “the political stunts are going on in Washington.” “This is a matter of law for the states’ attorney general,” he said. “We have banded together many times to address issues like this, but this was off the scale. Nobody has seen as blatant vote-buying, using the people’s money to such an extreme with no excuse at all and no rational basis for it, just saying that it was necessary to get the man’s vote.”…”