CHESTER, S.C. — It was 9:30 a.m., the day before the New Hampshire primary, when Democratic presidential candidate leaned in close to the African American man sitting across from him at a diner and asked, “Would you say we’re still fighting the Civil War?”
“I do,” said Steyer, a California billionaire and liberal activist, remarking on the Confederate symbols he’d seen along the roads of .
As his fellow Democratic presidential candidates made their closing arguments in New Hampshire, Steyer had the state of South Carolina to himself. Steyer received 0.3 percent of the vote in Iowa, and he .
South Carolina and Nevada are the places the billionaire activist hopes will put him on the map. Though he’s