From the NC Dem “Great Hope” to a holding cell

North Carolina Democrats were counting on him as their next big star.  Dan Blue III, son of former House speaker and current senator Dan  Blue, has chaired the Wake County Democratic Party and had been a regular fixture on NC Spin.  He was the Democrat nominee in the 2016 state treasurer’s race.  There was talk of grooming him for bigger and better things. Well, that apparently came screeching to a halt on Friday afternoon.  According to Wake County authorities, Blue was arrested at 1:40 AM on Friday for driving under the influence. Some will take a partisan opportunity and giggle…

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#ncga: GOP-blessed UNC BOG member a top campaign aide to DEMOCRATS

Walter Davenport has a four year term (2015-2019) on the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.  He had to make it through a GOP-dominated legislature to get that appointment.   In fact, Cary’s Rep. Nelson Dollar (R) was a big booster of Davenport’s candidacy for a board slot.  Here’s an excerpt from my post in March 2015:  My sources tell me that state Rep. Nelson Dollar (R) is aggressively touting the candidacy of one Walter Davenport of Raleigh.  What is it about Mr. Davenport that so impresses the honorable gentleman from Wake County?  According to one of my sources: ”…

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