No one in modern time has given as much to South Carolina as Fritz Hollings. In seven decades of public service -- starting as a young officer in World War II to becoming governor to being elected seven times to the United States Senate -- Hollings has given back in big ways.
When the private information of South Carolinians was in peril this fall thanks to a hacker who invaded the state's surprisingly vulnerable Department of Revenue computer system, what did Haley and company do? Wait.
What exactly are the "industrial policies" that Fritz and his protectionist friends champion? We have some industries that are growing rapidly and lead the world, while we have others that are pathetic failures.
Having been governor, I am frequently asked the difference of being a governor and senator. As governor, if you want to raise revenue you raise taxes. As senator, if you want to raise revenue you cut taxes.
Globalization is nothing more than a trade war -- with the United States AWOL. We refuse to fight; we refuse to compete in globalization; we refuse to protect our economy and standard of living like the plague.