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WRAL Poll: The masses are NOT wowed by their governor choices

  If you need any further evidence of how foolish Pat McCrory’s run-out-the-clock, sit-on-a-lead strategy is for NC Republicans, you have to look no further than the WRAL / SurveyUSA poll o f  1001  likely voters on the 2012 North Carolina governor’s race released today. Former Charlotte…

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An opportunity for Pat McCrory with state employees

    In 1995 —  just as Jim Hunt was launching his unprecedented reelection campaign for a FOURTH term as NC governor — I broke a story about top Hunt aides and supporters reportedly shaking down prospective state employees and their families for campaign contributions….

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Google, Bob Etheridge & name ID

  Judging from a routine Google search,  Democrat gubernatorial frontrunner Bobby “Boom Boom” Etheridge’s  PR team has its work cut out for it.   Go  to Google and input “bob etheridge.”  On the first page — the first 14 results — you get 8 items…

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UNDECIDED leading in 2012 Dem primary for NC governor

  If the election were held tomorrow, someone named “Undecided” would be the 2012 Democrat nominee for governor of North Carolina.   That’s the latest from left-wing Durham-based Public Policy Polling. PPP says 41% of Democrat voters are Undecided  on their choice for governor.  Bobby…

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Hide your kids. Hide your cameras. HE’S IN! (BOOYAH!)

  Former congressman Bobby “Boom Boom” Etheridge  made it official today — signing on the dotted line in Raleigh to become the 13th candidate for governor of our fair state.  Remember, just a few months ago, when this race was simply going to be a…

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Internal Dem Polling: BOOM BOOM still ‘Top Donkey’ for NC Dems in 2012 race for Governor

  Former congressman  Bobby “Boom Boom” Etheridge  is STILL LEADING in Democrat polls on the NC Governor’s race — even though he has yet to file.  The latest  Dem internal numbers show BOOM BOOM with 42 percent, Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton pulling 25%,  former state…

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Stupid IS as Stupid DOES …

                The Wake County GOP chairman’s description of Boss Bev as ‘dumb’,  and Pat McCrory’s subsequent tossing of said chairman under the bus for said comment, has received some national attention thanks to a Daily Caller column by…

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Pat must apologize, but Barry does not

          The N&O and its fellow MSM goons are beating GOP gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory over the head for comments made by a prominent GOP official: The leader of the Republican Party in North Carolina’s second largest county on Friday stood…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media NCGOP Obama Pat McCrory Politics

Memo to McCrory: ‘ I ain’t Bev’ will NO LONGER CUT IT

            Former Charlotte mayor Pat McCrory, the NCGOP’s messiah, is not exactly inflaming conservative passions: Former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory filed for governor Wednesday, promising to “fix this broken government and this broken economy.” He also began to put some…

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BOOM BOOM leads the pack in NC’s DEM Gov primary

           Bobby “Boom Boom” Etheridge is on top of the early polls  for the race to succeed Madame Perdue-Eaves on Blount Street. Here’s what we have so far: [..] Etheridge has the support of 21 percent of North Carolina Democrats, followed…