Exploiting outrage

Exploiting outrage

ShareRepublicans in the North Carolina Senate passed a bill last night designed to fire up its base in the 2020 election. They called it “The Abortion Survivor Bill.” In reality, it’s a bill that does virtually nothing but gives GOP members of the legislature a...
It’s Beto!

It’s Beto!

ShareBack about this time in the Republican primary for president in 2016, Jeb Bush released his logo Jeb! to a lot of laughs. It was so funny that Jeb! lasted longer as a joke than Bush did as a candidate. Jeb Bush never exclaimed anything in his life so why should...
Listen to Mayor Pete

Listen to Mayor Pete

ShareI don’t know if Pete Buttigieg (pronounced budda’-edge-edge) can win the Democratic nomination for president. I don’t even know if I will support him if he’s still in the running when the primary happens in North Carolina next March. I do know that everybody...
About that Tesla tax

About that Tesla tax

ShareRepublicans in the General Assembly have proposed fees on hybrid and electric cars. Twitter quickly jumped on the proposal as being anti-environment by discouraging people from buying more fuel efficient vehicles. That’s a bad take. The measure is designed to...
Trump is deep underwater in NC

Trump is deep underwater in NC

ShareHigh Point University released a poll this week that shows Republicans should probably start to worry a little bit. Donald Trump is unpopular while Roy Cooper is doing well in the minds of voters. It’s way too early to consider the poll a predictor but the trend...
Run against Trump

Run against Trump

ShareDemocrats have a conundrum. Their energy is with younger, educated and more social media savvy activists but their actual voters are older and more moderate. Candidates like Beto O’Rourke, Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris excite the base. Candidates like Joe...

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