Miss SC Press Conf 263

New Miss SC Daja Dial supports removal of Confederate flag

During the Miss South Carolina pageant finals Saturday, Daja Dial was asked the hot button issue that’s on the tip of everyone’s tongue: whether Confederate memorabilia should be removed from the State House grounds.

“It’s a new South Carolina,” she said as the audience applauded. “We have made so much progress and it’s time to take it down. As Miss South Carolina I can lead this state into a new era. And that flag being taken down is representative of that. I’m in this moment right now for a reason. God has made this happen for a reason. I think it’s time for us to show what South Carolina is really like.”

And during the news conference held on Sunday, Dial, the new Miss South Carolina, stood behind her answer.

 

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Donald Trump made me great again: Former Miss USA

I was 20 in 2006 when I was crowned Miss USA. Few people knew my name and my “Miss USA story.” Later that year, millions knew my name because of my real story, the story I didn’t want shared. I became famous as “Mess USA” when my boss — now the president of the United States — tossed me into rehab after I tested positive for cocaine. Rather than strip me of my crown or add to the negative press with a humiliation campaign, Donald Trump surprised me, and shocked the world, when he held a news conference and declared: “Tara is going to be given a second chance.” Read more