There was a nice combination of Joe Cunningham’s professional strength and the issue he pounded his opponent with. Joe Cunningham is an ocean engineer and a lawyer. He was blessed with an opponent who saw nothing wrong with the President’s proposal for offshore oil drilling. He found a way to get noticed in Congress. He was stopped on his way into Congress. His beer was confiscated.
Archie Parnell is a local who has returned to a town near where he grew up and his running for Congress. He has degrees from the University of South Carolina, the University of South Carolina Law School, and a Master of Laws in taxation from Georgetown Law School. He has a definitely not slick video of him and his wife talking about his passionate interest in taxation. His area of expertise and his passion are tax issues which he worked on for Goldman Sachs in the Far East.