A candidate for S.C. Governor went after McClatchy owned, The State Newspaper on twitter this week calling the group, “Fake News.”
College of Charleston political scientist Gibbs Knotts told the Charleston Post and Courier, Templeton’s accusations were “pretty astonishing. “It’s rare to use this ‘fake news’ term in a state race.”
MyrtleBeachSC.com reached out to R.J. May III of the Templeton campaign who said, “They say to err is human. The State reminded us of that with its photo switch. Readers are left to wonder, was this a convenient mistake? Conservatives understand the media has declared war on Trump Republicans like Catherine.”
The Post and Courier reports: A Rock Hill political operative tweeted after a campaign stop last week that “The Clover/Lake Wylie Republican Women proclaimed @TempletonCath ‘The female Trump.’ ”
President Donald Trump has extremely high support among primary voters in the state of South Carolina. Trump supporting primary voters are key to a primary win this June 12, 2018.
Current Governor Henry McMaster, Lt. Governor Kevin Bryant, Yancey McGill, and Catherine Templeton are all vying for a June 12th primary win to be able to run as the Republican candidate in the general election held on November 6, 2018.