SC Gov. Nikki Haley Gets Handgun for Christmas
(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- Santa Clause was bearing arms when he dropped by the home of Gov. Nikki Haley and her family on Christmas Day. Haley took to social media on Thursday to say that she had received a handgun for Christmas. "Our family had a wonderful Christmas together! I must have been good Santa gave me a Beretta PX4 Storm," Haley said in a post on her Facebook page, along with a photo.
"My kind of governor!" wrote one supporter. "It makes me proud to be a South Carolinian. Way to go, Gov. Haley," another said.
But the comments weren't all supportive of the governor. "True Love is certainly attainable with weapons that bring death and violence," said one person. "Nothing says 'I love you' like a machine designed to kill another human being." Another comment reads, "Ah yes, a holiday that's supposed to celebrate peace and love and she gets an instrument of violence and death."
The post has garnered more than 10,000 likes and 1,100 comments as of mid-day, Thursday.
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