Here is an odd assortment of items for your Wednesday lunch links in this post-Thanksgiving week. It is not exactly shocking news, but Governor Pat McCrory misspoke about education again, this week erroneously claiming that his predecessor never proposed giving teachers a raise, when in fact she did.
The latest gaffe comes in the wake of the weekend column about McCrory’s prickly nature by Charlotte Observer Editorial Page Editor Taylor Batten that still has the political world in Raleigh buzzing.
McCrory responded to the column with a letter to the editor in the Observer today. Here is Gary Pearce’s take on the column and what it says about the hyper-sensitive Gov. Pearce’s piece is appropriately headlined “McCrory under siege.” Read More