Can Alvin Greene’s Juggernaut Candidacy Overcome His Felony Indictment?


Just a day after his inspiring 23-second speech further boosted his electoral hopes, South Carolina’s Alvin Greene is facing his first major hurdle as a Senate candidate: a felony indictment for “disseminating, procuring or promoting obscenity,” as well as a “misdemeanor charge of communicating obscene materials to a person without consent,” both of which stem from an incident in which Greene showed a college girl porn on a computer. Political analysts are watching to see how this affects the campaign’s prospects going forward. [State]