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South Carolina's governor appears to have closed the door on appointing Stephen Colbert to the U.S. Senate, all because the comedian didn't know the state drink was milk.
GOP Sen. Jim DeMint's announcement Thursday that he will resign to run the conservative Heritage Foundation leaves the tea party without its leading voice in the Senate, but the movement has several advocates in the chamber ready to fill the void.
Fresh off his win in New Hampshire, Mitt Romney arrived in South Carolina on Wednesday sounding ever more like the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, launching straight into an attack on President Obama.
They're writing books. They're making speeches. They're fawning over the big dogs.
Charlotte officials plan to buttress the city's sizable police force with about 3,400 extra officers during the 2012 Democratic National Convention to help protect top politicians from across the country, most notably the president.
"But you forget one thing, my friend. You didn't know our state drink. Big, big mistake," Mrs. Haley wrote, adding a link to a video of her April appearance on Mr. Colbert's show where the host did not know milk was the official state beverage.
Stephen Colbert made a pitch to be appointed a U.S. senator for his native South Carolina but Gov. Nikki R. Haley noted he didn’t know that milk is the state drink.