Cindi Ross Scoppe

November 18, 2012 12:00 AM

Scoppe: Legislative appointees: the protected class

Lillian McBride is not an anomaly. What distinguishes the head of Richland County’s election office from most legislative appointees is her dramatic failure in this month’s elections. But that very failure highlights the thing that makes Ms. McBride typical of officials appointed by state legislators: She’s bulletproof.

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