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December 18, 2013

BUZZ: Nikki Haley goes Karate Kid with viral video (update)

The Buzz

A blog from The State's political team of Cassie Cope, Jamie Self and Andy Shain. Email tips to

Just call her G.I. Nikki.

This summer, Gov. Nikki Haley showed off her shooting abilities during a tour of a Columbia arms maker.

Now her office posted a video of the guv breaking a board and receiving an honorary black belt.

"I loved that. It was awesome," the guv said after her open-handed punch.


The karate chop video is going viral: Gawker / USA Today / Politico / Talking Points Memo

See Haley smash

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