Given the utterly vacuous conversations he conducted with Lt. Governor Dan Forest a few weeks back (“interview” would be too generous of a word), it’s no particular surprise that WTVD reporter Larry Stogner turned in this half-baked 129 seconds with Governor McCrory yesterday.
Still, Stogner needs to apologize for the offensive editorializing with which he began the segment.
“Governor Pat McCrory has a lot on his mind these days. He and state Senate leaders are butting heads over several key items in the Senate’s $20 billion budget plan. And he’s keeping an eye on those ugly Monday night protests and mass arrests led by the NAACP.“
Say what? Hey Larry: You’re the journalist—not the commentator. Your use of the pejorative “ugly” was offensive and utterly inappropriate. Read More…