Posted in campaign 2014 Education Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

McCrory: Common Core fan Jim Hunt a mentor, hero, adviser

Governor Pat McCrory unveiled his education agenda yesterday, and opponents of the common core curriculum can’t be happy with what they heard: McCrory previewed his legislative agenda in a speech at the Hunt Institute’s Holshouser Legislators Retreat on Monday night, though he did not provide…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Democrats Media Politics

The selective coverage of politician “sins”

      Rob Christensen, senior political writer and resident newsroom wonderboy at The N&O, wants us to believe that today’s allegedly mainstream media (AMSM) is MUCH tougher on political candidates than the scribes of the past.  He’s partially right.  Today’s  AMSM is a lot…