Category: campaign 2018

And let the spin BEGIN …

The six-figure salaried frat boys at NCGOP HQ are already taking to social media to try and make lemonade out of Tuesday’s lemons: Let’s see.  When Dallas The Boy Wonder and his Grandpa got installed via coup at NCGOP HQ…

In Lee County, a 24-year old GOP star is born

Quite a few twenty-somethings in North Carolina politics make pilgrimages to Raleigh with visions of making it big QUICK. Patrick McHenry, for instance, got elected to the North Carolina House right out of college.  One young lady in Lee County…

#ncga: The (NC House) $$$ chase thus far …

Whoever has the most money is not always the best indicator of who will come out on top when the smoke clears at the end of election day. Factors like name ID, various local issues, and the proportion of local…

Advice for Tuesday …

We’ve been bombarded with questions from folks seeking recommendations about who to vote for on Tuesday.  Here’s the sample  ballot from my neck of the woods. It features local races that are important to Moore County residents, but no one…

#ncga: Smearing Mr. Bishop.

State senator Dan Bishop (R-Mecklenburg)  is one of the nicest, most integrity-laden politicians we know of in contemporary North Carolina politics.  That’s why the hit piece from  the UK Daily Mail — normally a trustworthy conservative news source — threw…