Just doing his job–and a lot more

Just doing his job–and a lot more

ShareA number of progressives are complaining about Attorney General Josh Stein defending the voter ID law in court. They should get over it. He’s just doing the job he was elected to do.  No attorney general agrees with every law he or she has to defend, but the job...
A sad little man

A sad little man

ShareI suspect that at some point, Thom Tillis had a modicum of self-respect. I also suspect that those days are long forgotten. Today, he debases himself regularly trying to stay in the good graces of the con man in the White House.  This weekend, he tweeted,...
The most impressive campaign

The most impressive campaign

ShareIn a post I wrote last week, I said that I didn’t think Pete Buttigieg could win North Carolina because the state isn’t ready to elect a gay man president. I should have said more. I don’t believe Buttigieg can win North Carolina and I don’t believe he will be...
2020 predictions

2020 predictions

ShareWith the beginning of a new decade as well as a new year, I’ll venture into a few predictions. After the election of Donald Trump, I no longer have a lot of confidence in my ability to predict the electorate. That said, here goes. First, for the next decade. I...
Political stars of 2019

Political stars of 2019

ShareIn North Carolina, the political stars of 2019 were the Democrats in the North Carolina House and Senate. They showed that they’ve learned how to be a minority party. They upheld the Governor’s veto time and again without losing the news narrative. In the...

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