Our Medicaid system is trying to break the bank. The board of elections is swamped with vote fraud complaints. An audit of a powerful state senator’s finances has mysteriously disappeared. The Coastal Resources Commission is actively defying the General Assembly and blocking the appointment of some global warming skeptics. And our drive-by media has its collective panties in a wad over the selection process for North Carolina’s new poet laureate.
WRAL, McClatchy — the parent company of The N&O, The Charlotte Observer — and other drive-by media outlets have spit out enough copy on this non-story to fill TEN PAGES of Google search results.