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The Guv gets at least a couple things right

Posted By Rob Schofield On February 22, 2013 @ 3:16 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

Pat McCrory 5 [1]Well, it’s a start.

As reported byUnder the Dome [2] Gov. McCrory told MSNBC that he was worried about federal sequestration and that many Republicans come across as too “negative” and “strident.”  These comments — particularly the first one — contrast sharply with yesterday’s statement from Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger’s office [3] that efforts by advocates to call attention to the threat of sequestration were “a publicity stunt.”

Unfortunately, McCrory also used the interview to defend his decidedly negative and strident position on unemployment insurance — which he helped shred by signing disastrous legislation earlier this week — and his plan to block Medicaid expansion (an idea that’s now being embraced by more and more Republican governors around the country [3]).  



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[1] Image: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Pat-McCrory-51.jpg

[2] As reported byUnder the Dome: http://projects.newsobserver.com/under_the_dome/mccrory_worried_about_sequestration_cuts_on_north_carolina

[3] yesterday’s statement from Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger’s office: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/02/21/senate-leader-efforts-to-help-military-communities-avoid-federal-cuts-just-a-publicity-stunt/

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