Gizzi on Politics
Gizzi, John, Human Events
Two weeks ago. South Carolina State Treasurer Thomas Ravenel had everything going for him. Movie-star looks, magnetic personality, wealth and a good family name. The son of former Rep. (1986-94) Arthur Ravenel (R.-S.C.), he was the "young man for tomorrow" to Palmetto State Republicans. In 2004, spending much of his personal money on his maiden political race, the Charleston-area real estate developer placed second in a four-candidate primary for U.S. senator and then lost the run-off to three-term Republican Rep. (and present Sen.) Jim DeMint. Two years later, Ravenel roared back and was elected treasurer with ease. When former New York CiIy Mayor Rudy Giuliani …
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Publication information: Article title: Gizzi on Politics. Contributors: Gizzi, John - Author. Magazine title: Human Events. Volume: 63. Issue: 23 Publication date: July 2, 2007. Page number: 12. © Human Events Publishing, Inc. Feb 16, 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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