The Herald-Journal reports that thanks to the efforts of Lindsey Graham, $4.3 million in fed money will go to pay for runway work at the GSP International Airport.

A word to Sen. Jim DeMint: This is what our elected officials in Washington are supposed to do — find ways to bring money to us, not make ideological stands that will have no positive long-term impact on life in the Palmetto State other than to win the affection of the vote-em-all-out, dismantle-the-federal-guvment, don’t-tax-me-because-I-don’t-want-my-money-going-to-them-and-you-know-who-them-is crowd.