|City Paper Conservative Columnist defends Church-State Sep|
D.A. Smith, The Charleston City Paper's conservative columnist, wrote a nice essay this week supporting Church-State separation - for conservative reasons.
Regarding Governor Sanford's refusal to either sign or veto a recent bill to allow the "I Believe" license plate, thereby allowing it to become law without his signature he says,
|What bothers me is that for a guy who continually whines about fiscal responsibility and limited government, it's hard to believe that Mark Sanford would blow off a "gimmie" to show off his conservative/libertarian credentials.|
Interestingly - he means Sanford should have vetoed it to save tax payers the cost of inevitable litigation. (I'm not actually sure that plate is a constitutional problem if all the money for it comes from private funds, but whatever.)
Anyway - check it out