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Governor flippantly defends decision to deliver cookies to pro-choice protesters

Posted By Rob Schofield On November 26, 2013 @ 3:09 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

Cookies [1]Unless you read all the way to the bottom of Sarah Ovaska’s remarkable post below [2], you may have missed this amazing nugget Ovaska culled from the Guv’s interview with WFAE in Charlotte yesterday:

“When asked by [interviewer] Collins about whether, his July delivery of a plate of cookies [3] to abortion rights protestors outside the Governor’s Mansion was a good idea in hindsight, McCrory remarked he didn’t care.

‘I don’t care, I felt like doing it,’ he said. ‘Who cares?’”

Good lord, is this man really serious?

Look, reasonable people can have differeing positions on the important and emotionally-charged matter of abortion and reproductive rights generally, but when the elected leader of nine-million people engages in such patently juvenile behavior [4] and then doubles down on it with such a dismissive and downright lunkheadedly disrespectful statement as this, all a body can do is slap one’s forehead and get ready for the next round of jokes at our once-respected state’s expense.

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[1] Image: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Cookies.jpg

[2] Sarah Ovaska’s remarkable post below: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/11/26/mccrory-misspeaks-again-governor-says-we-didnt-take-away-unemployment-benefits/

[3] delivery of a plate of cookies: http://projects.newsobserver.com/under_the_dome/mccrory_gives_protestors_cookies

[4] such patently juvenile behavior: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/2013/07/31/cookies/

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