In case you missed it, Indy Week’s Billy Ball has a fascinating and disturbing story about the Chairman of North Carolina’s Mining and Energy Commission, Lee County Commissioner Jim Womack.
According to Ball’s story, in addition to his two public roles, Womack is also a fire-breathing, Tea Partying blogger at a website known as ”Lee County’s Top Political Blog,” which the article describes as:
“an on-again, off-again haven for like-minded right-wingers to publish manifestos on local, state and national politics. Multiple authors, writing mostly anonymously as Founding Fathers, fire off diatribes that savage their political enemies.”
Ball reports that one author (who many believe to be Womack), writes posts under a number of pseudonyms — including “James Madison.” Here is an excerpt from one such post from September of 2011:
“Did you hear? Our benevolent imperial imam Barack Hussein Obama is coming to North Carolina. Hey Governess Perdue, what are you going to be doing Wednesday? Hanging out with your buddy Barack? That should provide a real lift to your re-election campaign! I’ll bet Pat McCrory is just green with envy.” Read More…