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Blueprint 101: Spin SOP so that it looks — and sounds — like a sordid scandal

McCrory replaces State Board of Elections as inquiry into contributions begins That’s the headline screaming at us from behind the McClatchy-Raleigh paywall.  The average low-information voter — perhaps one of the few remaining paying McClatchy subscribers — would look at that headline and say something…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Politics

NC elections chief “Big Boy” Bartlett keeps baffling us with BS

          The folks at Civitas did a great job of pointing out how many 112 year old North Carolina voters have cast ballots so far during early voting.  State elections chief — and longtime Democrat hack —  Gary Bartlett took a…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

N&O dictation aids and abets Bartlett’s spin on O’Keefe video

    Today’s story on the alleged state board probe of last week’s Project Veritas video exposé of  North Carolina elections board issues makes it clear why hard-copy newspapers are going down the toilet: RALEIGH — In an undercover “sting” video that has caused a…

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Bartlett, N&O sweeping O’Keefe vote fraud video under the rug

      The fat man is singing to The N&O — and he, state elections director Gary Bartlett,  is poo-pooing the disturbing video evidence put forth by James O’Keefe and Project Veritas: A conservative filmmaker known for exposing ACORN debuted a new video Tuesday…

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Surprise! State BOE opens probe of 2008 Dem complaint against McCrory

          News hit this week about campaign operatives for Boss Bev 2012  being indicted on campaign finance law violations. At the end of the week, we get news that the state Board of Elections is finally getting around to investigating a…