Account tied to council hopeful had history of racist messages

By Riley Morningstar
Courtesy The Journal

CLEMSON — A social media account registered to Republican Pickens County Council nominee Brad White used racist and homophobic slurs and criticized Clemson businesses on numerous occasions over the past 22 months, including calling employees of a new downtown hotel that hires workers with intellectual disabilities “lazy,” a review from The Journal showed.

The email and phone number registered to Twitter user @Patriot76472267’s account matched White’s office cellphone and business email at

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