Fascinating news broke about the governor's race today that will obviously be overshadowed by the tawdry tale still unraveling. For a number of reasons, I expressed strong skepticism last week about the last showing Haley well ahead of her peers, but said I'd believe it if I saw a second poll.
Well, file this under "Watch what you wish for":
It's hard to say at this point what the fallout of an alleged extramarital affair will be for Nikki Haley, but she'll have to see an incredible drop in her support not to get one of the two runoff spots when
voters go to the polls two weeks from today. A PPP survey conducted Saturday and Sunday, before the news broke, found Haley with a 20 point lead on the GOP field. She was at 39% with Henry McMaster at 18%, Gresham Barrett at 16%, and Andre Bauer at 13% closely matched for that second place spot. South Carolina