S.C. Lt. Gov. Ken Ard Indicted, Pleads Guilty, Gets Probation, Resigns, & Is Replaced By Confederate Dress-Up Boy Glenn McConnell
Backstory: “Two-Fer: Ken Ard (R-Questionable Ethics, S.C.) & Robert Cahaly (R-Man-O’-Faith, S.C.),” February 6, 2012
AP sums up the whole story in a single sentence:
In less than six hours, former Lt. Gov. Ken Ard went from a heartbeat away from being South Carolina’s governor to a disgraced convict serving five years of probation for scheming to violate campaign finance laws and spending money donated to his campaign on himself and his family.
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