Worse than the Senate’s anti-refugee bill itself is what it represents: the latest effort to kick aside any pretense of writing laws in the best interest of our state and instead throw red meat at legislators’ political base. The latest effort not to act like leaders — people who calm irrational fears — but to play the demagogues who fan the flames, or set them to begin with.
GOV. NIKKI HALEY may be right to worry that we won’t get a roads bill if the House changes the flawed Senate bill. But she’s wrong to suggest the House should just go along with the plan. The House needs to fix the plan, which is at best irresponsible and at worst fraudulent.
CLEMSON’S COACHES, players and fans are understandably hurting after the Tigers’ close loss Monday night in the national college football championship game. But in their disappointment, they should still burst with pride for how the Tigers played in college football’s brightest spotlight — and all year long.