South Carolina GOP lawmaker defends picture with ‘slaves’

McClatchy A photo of South Carolina Senate President Pro Tem Glenn McConnell, outfitted in a Union Navy captain’s uniform and posing with two African-Americans dressed in “slave garb,” is making the rounds on the Internet. McConnell, easily the most powerful state senator, said the photo depicts friends greeting each other after a re-enactment performance to… More South Carolina GOP lawmaker defends picture with ‘slaves’