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    lirtydies, Empower Ink, lisastar

    Reposting this in a fresher thread:

    In 2003 Essie Mae Washington-Williams, a woman of mixed race, revealed that she was Strom Thurmond's illegitimate daughter. The late Senator's family acknowledged it. Wilson, on the other hand, said she should have kept quiet, and that "It's a smear on the image that (Thurmond) has as a person of high integrity who has been so loyal to the people of South Carolina." A true Southern gentleman, Wilson.

    You can see this in two search result blurbs at The State newspaper's site. You have to pay if you want to see the full articles, but you can see that quote in search result blurbs 1 and 4.

    "The hottest seats in hell are reserved for those who, in time of great moral crises, choose to do nothing." -- Dante

    by Your Brother on Wed Sep 09, 2009 at 07:58:10 PM PDT

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