South Carolina scored big this year in the post-Citizens United storm sewer of campaign money. A cool WaPo feature lets you track ad sales weekly and for the campaign year total by media markets.
The home of Newt's Last Stand has pulled in nearly $11m in ad buys for the year. Back in the winter political ads was all you got.
But now we're in the dull, arid days of safe red-stateness till we confirm that in November.
And last week only $213,000 went into ad buys in the Upstate. The rest of the Palmetto Republic?Zip.