A Democratic Senate candidate in the state of South Carolina appears to have been caught on audio calling a prison inmate and offering him to become a “sleeper” Republican candidate to help Democrats win local elections. Listen:
“We need some secret sleepers,” Krystle Matthews, a South Carolina state Rep., said on the audio obtained by Project Veritas. “Like we need, we need them to run as the other side, even though they for our side… and we need them to win.”
“Right, right,” David Solomon Ballard, an inmate at Perry Correctional Institution, allegedly replied.
“We need people to run as Republicans in these local elections,” Matthews went on. “This is the only way you’re gonna change the dynamics in South Carolina… We can battle ’em in public all day. As long as we know, we working for the same goal… for me, I feel like y’all, we need sleepers.”
“When we get enough of us in there, we can wreak havoc for real from the inside out,” Matthews added. “Then we can push some sh*t from the inside out… We gotta take back some of these seats, especially in these local elections… we need a group of sleepers.”
“And I still gotta struggle to raise money for my campaign? Where the f*ck is my black people with money?” she added. “I don’t care about no dope money! Give me that dope boy money! Where the f*cking dope, where the duffle bag boys? Get you fighting with somebody in your family that don’t even know you donating to my campaign and put that sh*t under they names.”
“Honestly, these ain’t the same type of black people that I grew up around,” she added. “I don’t recognize these black people. So I… black because I don’t understand the type of black that they are now. Can I talk intelligently? Can I, I could be, listen. I can move in all kind of circles. But I’m a n***** at heart. I love black people. I feel safest around black people.”
“I’m very much a n***** in a lot of ways, but I know how to turn it off and turn it on,” she continued.
“You know, I know how to, I know how to be in certain spaces, you know, you gotta be able to turn it off and turn it on.”
“We need some folks that can wear all black at night and take they yard signs down when they, when they sleeping,” Matthews went on. “We ain’t gotta make a bunch of noise about it. We ain’t gotta, we ain’t gotta go lie about it. Just don’t say sh**.”
“Just like when somebody drop money and you pick it up,” she added. “You pick that sh** up and you keep walking.”
Krystle Matthews will undoubtedly face serious heat over this troubling audio that appears to reveal potential criminal activity in South Carolina’s elections.
But many Americans are left to wonder: Is this just the tip of the iceberg?