J. David Woodard

Clemson University

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Professor of Political Science at Clemson University in South Carolina and Director of its Palmetto Poll, a statewide poll; author of The New Southern Politics; former Republican consultant to national candidates from the South, including Senators Lindsay Graham and Jim DeMint

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South Carolina governor Nimrata Randhawa - better known as Nikki Haley - called for the Confederate flag to come down in Charleston yesterday.

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