“If you’re a lobbyist who never gave us money, I didn’t talk to you. If you’re a lobbyist who gave us money, I might talk to you.”
You've got to appreciate the honesty of South Carolina politicians. I used to be baffled as to why folks back home, most of whom grew up believing there was nothing worse than an ill-mannered, money-hungry New Yorker, would ever vote for Donald Trump. But now it's all starting to make sense.