COLUMBIA (WACH) - Democratic Nominee for Senate Alvin Greene appeared on the radio show "OnPoint with Cynthia Hardy" Sunday evening. Greene took calls from listeners at the WWDM-FM studios off Sumter Highway. We also talked to more people Monday for their reaction to Greene's first radio appearance.
WACH Fox was the only media organization allowed inside the studios. Reaction from callers varied from encouragement to criticism.
"I want to congratulate Mr. Greene, for your courage," said one caller. "You're a disgrace," said another.
Greene, an unemployed army veteran, shocked the political world when he beat Vic Rawl in the Democratic Primary in June.
Hardy told Greene during one of the commercial breaks that she would not censor the callers for their views of Greene.
Greene told callers he'll work to end the recession, protect the environment and support legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes. The Manning native spent an entire hour on the live show, which airs every Sunday from 6:00 until 7:00 PM on 101.3 "The Big DM."
We caught up with Greene after his interview with Hardy. "I have real solutions and plans and my opponent is offering nothing," Greene said, referring to his challenger in the general election this fall Jim Demint.
Richland County resident Deepak Gupta didn't hear Greene's radio interview; but watched our coverage online. "There was limited stuff he talked about, and if I was going to vote for him, I would definitely like to hear more from him."
Greene says he would like to debate Demint. Hardy says she has also offered Demint a chance to appear on OnPoint.
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And watch more raw video of Greene during the show.
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