Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC State Government NCGOP Politics

#ncpol: Steve Troxler backed JOHN EDWARDS ?????

Yep, that’s what it looks like:  Responding to TV ads that call him a “tobacco-taxing liberal,’ Democratic Senate candidate John Edwards charged his opponent’s campaign with lying about his positions. Incumbent Republican Lauch Faircloth’s campaign replied with a counter-counterattack, saying that it is not Faircloth…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC State Government NCGOP Politics

#ncpol: Is it Andy Time, yet?

Last Thursday, at the council of state forum in Pinehurst, we were introduced to Andy Stevens — a Republican challenging incumbent agriculture commissioner Steve Troxler’s (R) renomination.   (Andy has been a Haymaker fan for some time — commenting on the site and following us…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress David Rouzer Media NC legislature NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

#ncpol: ‘Did I say ”EMINENT domain”? Gosh, I meant INTIMATE.’

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, Tom Campbell introduced us to the term ‘intimate domain’ on this weekend’s edition of NC Spin.  We, of course, knew what he meant to say. But there are a lot of politicians this very minute running like hell from the very…