I appreciate the enthusiasm of an opportunist as much as anyone. But now is not the time to reward someone for speeding into our community to set up residency with the idea of running for Congress. It has taken our area a long time to finally get a voice in our nation’s capital.
Let’s not allow that voice to be that of a career politician seeking out his next job. Let’s send Tom Rice to Washington to carry the message and concerns of the great people of Horry County and the surrounding Pee Dee.
The writer lives in Myrtle Beach.