It was a banner weekend for dumb quotes from North Carolina political leaders. It’s hard to pick the worst one but here are the nominees.
1) Governor Pat McCrory. McCrory appeared at the Maine Republican Party Convention this weekend where he shared a lobster lunch with Governor Paul LePage and praised him with this declaration.
Other governors throughout the United States so much respect him because he says what needs to be said.
LePage is a Tea Party governor who has repeatedly made headlines with a series of offensive statements like comparing the IRS to the Gestapo and the Holocaust, charging that a Democratic state Senator “claims to be for the people but he’s the first one to give it to the people without Vaseline,” and saying that President Obama hates white people.
Politico called him America’s craziest governor, detailing many his outrageous statements and decisions. (If you want to read more lunacy from LePage, check out the list of LePage quotes the Bangor Daily News put together last summer.) Read More