Governor of Former Slave State: We’ve Never Had Racist Laws

Ashley Feinberg · 01/13/16 05:59PM

Nikki Haley, who not-so-subtly addressed Trump’s call to ban all Muslim immigrants during last night’s State of the Union response, has responded to criticism from Trump by holding fast to her position. And also by apparently forgetting that slavery, Jim Crow laws, and the Trail of Tears (along with the rest of a not at all insignificant portion of American history) ever happened.

Robert Kessler · 12/17/12 10:28AM

Rep. Tim Scott has been chosen to fill South Carolina's empty Senate seat. He will be the only black senator.

South Carolina Governor Orders State Workers to Be Extra Fake-Nice

Jim Newell · 09/27/11 03:53PM

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, in what was eerily like the product of a micromanager's latest, dreaded "Aha!" moment, has ordered all state workers to answer the phone with this greeting line from now on: "It's a great day in South Carolina. How can I help you?" Cute! Hmm.