Former Staffer Claims Alvin Greene Used Anti-Gay Slur

September 2, 2010 6:55 am

Dottie Sue Maggart-Feldmen, a former campaign aide to surprise South Carolina Democratic Senate nominee Alvin Greene, has accused the beleaguered Dem of calling a local man a “fat white f*ggot.” Maggart-Feldman alleges that Greene made that comment while she was riding in a car with him, and she later relayed the tale by leaving a voicemail for the man who the alleged comments were about.

Greene denies that he made that remark, and said Maggart-Feldmen, who resigned over the alleged comment, is “a troublemaker, a troublemaker. And that’s all.”According to local South Carolina news station CN2 News, Maggart-Feldmen says Greene made the remarks in reference to local Democratic activist Will Bigger, who organized a campaign event for Greene in York on Monday.

Bigger told CN2 that he doesn’t know who to believe, but doesn’t regret holding the event. “You try to do a public service for people. You try to respect the dignity of a campaign and this is what you get. There doesn’t seem to be any honesty in politics anymore,” he said.

Greene, who was recently indicted on obscenity charges, has faced several other campaign shake-ups, with one consulting firm quitting his campaign after a week, then returning to the campaign a week later.

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