Posted in campaign 2020 Media Moore County NCGOP Politics

Lt. Dan was right. Roy IS treating us like five-year-olds!

      Gov.   Doofus has decided to sic Dr. Mandy and her DHHS stormtroopers into our business.  Right now, he’s focusing on Moore County.  The fact that he’s doing this right before an election to an overwhelmingly Republican county is, um, interesting:  …

Posted in campaign 2020 Media NCGOP Politics

Charlotte paper endorsing ALL DEMS for Council of State (with one exception)

    The Charlotte Post bills itself as “the voice of the black community” in Charlotte.   And like most black voters in the state,  its staff tends to lean Democrat.  But this headline caught my attention (and that of a few other people): Hmmm….

Posted in campaign 2020 Media NCGOP Politics

Post-sex scandal revelations, Cunningham STILL leads Tillis

  Thom Tillis’s campaign is going all in on Cal Cunningham’s alleged extramarital activity,  but there are signs out there THAT strategy may not be working:   I was all set to tell you here that Cal Cunningham’s lead didn’t grow *because* of his sex…

Posted in campaign 2020 Media Politics

Doofus v. Dan: The great debate of 2020

    Last night,  you got your only chance to see the two main candidates for governor, Roy Cooper and Dan Forest, in the same room answering questions and stuff.       I watched it with two political pro friends (who have no dog…

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Monkey Business Report: NO COPS at the polls

    THAT, my friends, is a real head-scratcher.  But the state elections board is citing concerns about potential “intimidation” in their request to local elections officials to keep police away.       Lt. Gov. Dan Forest doesn’t like it.  His gubernatorial campaign issued…

Posted in campaign 2020 Media Politics

Stein aide resigns over boss’s false “rape kits” campaign ad

      There’s been a bit of hubbub in Raleigh about untested rape kits. The problem actually first came to light during Roy Cooper’s last term as attorney general. For SOME reason, the 2016 McCrory reelection campaign didn’t see the need to use that…

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Monkey Business Report: State elections Board + people casting multiple ballots

    If you’re feeling a little queasy about the integrity of the November vote,  take a gander at THIS from 2019:   From: Price, Kelli [] Sent: Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:30 PM To: ‘‘; ‘Blackman, Allison’ Cc: ‘Tate, Emma’ Subject: RE: [External] Re:…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media Politics

‘Lesser of Two Evils’: Surprising number of women sticking with Cunningham over Tillis

  I’ve talked with some political professionals this past week and they tell me there is not much in the way of truly undecided voters at the top of the ballot (president, senator, governor).  Republicans have been licking their chops over L’affaire Cunningham — convinced…

Posted in campaign 2020 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Drive-by media silent on Laura Leslie’s social media, but ALL OVER Mark Robinson’s

  It’s been four years since we caught WRAL’s Laura Leslie blaming Christian conservatives for mass murder in a Florida gay night club.  (It was actually perpetrated by a Hillary-loving Muslim.)  She railed against “Crazy MFers with guns” and Sean Hannity.  Meanwhile,  WRAL lets her…

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‘Occupy Elaine’ shills for Chi-Com political / intelligence front

  Every four years,  the heavily-embalmed Elaine Marshall is wheeled out to talk about how she needs four more years because she’s good for business.  We caught her praising ‘Occupy Wall Street’ in one past election.  Now, she’s graduated to praising the work of The…