Done In By Texts?

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May 26, 2010 4:56 a.m.
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The zaniness keeps coming from South Carolina. Overnight, the blog of the GOP political consultant turned blogger turned alleged paramour of the leading Republican candidate for governor published what it claims are a series of texts exchanged in the days before Will Folks went public with his claim/admission that he’d had an affair with state Rep. Nikki Haley.

Haley has strenuously denied Folks’ allegations, but the texts, if accurate, show Haley’s campaign manager scrambling to contain the story in multiple exchanges with Folks himself, game planning how to keep the affair under wraps as reporters from the local alt weekly and the AP poke around.

Late Update: Here’s our report.

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