The Corner

No Cussin’ in Carolina

“Most Americans don’t want their president going around saying the ‘F-word,’ so Mr. Trump has a lot to offer but he’ll have a tough sell in South Carolina.” — Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) on Fox News Sunday this morning

Robert Costa — Robert Costa is National Review's Washington editor and a CNBC political analyst. He manages NR's Capitol Hill bureau and covers the White House, Congress, and national campaigns. ...

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