As you’re probably aware, Governor McCrory has ignited a bit of a controversy in recent days with his decision to slip outside the Capitol Building to toss a baseball around with a security guard (under the weird gaze of aid Thomas Stith) at the same time that his staff told citizens delivering a petition with more than 16,000 signatures asking him not to approve plans to increase class sizes in public schools that he was unavailable and in a meeting. (See the photos below.)
According to the Governor’s strangely combative statement from press spokeswoman Kim Genardo, however, the Guv didn’t slip outside until after the petition was delivered. Why, if true, that would matter is not entirely clear, but that appears to be the story McCrory is sticking to.
What was more interesting about the statement was this portion reported by Rob Christensen of the News & Observer: Read more