South Carolina actually makes a lot of sense as an early primary on the Democratic side, as about half of the primary electorate is black. Since black voters are the Dems' bread and butter, having a primary with such an enormous minority presence is a good contest through which to go.
Then again, I suppose stuff like that is exactly why the state makes sense for today's Republican Party.
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