litmus test for Democratic candidates

Commentary: Presidential candidates must pass SC’s offshore-drilling litmus test

Charleston Post and Courier June 14, 2019 By Frank Knapp Jr. South Carolina Democrats convene their state convention in Columbia on June 22. At least 14 candidates vying to win the party’s presidential nomination will join them. While numerous issues will be discussed, one should rise to the top due…

Commentary: Make offshore oil a litmus test for 2020 election

Charleston Post and Courier April 24, 2019 BY FRANK KNAPP Jr. Litmus tests for Presidential candidates are difficult. While candidates might agree on a goal, there are usually multiple paths to achieving that goal. For example, much has been written about Medicare for All possibly being a litmus test for…

Warren creates litmus test for Democratic candidates. First-day moratorium on new offshore oil drilling leases.

Press Release April 24, 2019 Contact: Frank Knapp, fknapp@scsbc.org, 803-252-5733, 803-600-6874 cell Columbia, SC—Democratic Presidential candidates are being called on to promise an immediate, first-day moratorium on new offshore oil drilling leases. In an opinion editorial in today’s Charleston Post and Courier the chief executive officer of the South Carolina…