Veteran State Government Radio journalist and commentator Barlow Herget is getting tired of writing about Gov. Pat McCrory’s gaffes, but as he notes in this morning’s column — see below — the foul ups just keep on coming.
It’s not funny anymore.
Governor Pat McCrory has entertained the North Carolina public this summer with a series of mistakes that invited humor and jokes as well as ridicule. The blunders were funny because they were glaring acts of hypocrisy or obliviousness.
He stepped in a bucket passing out cookies to female pro-choice protesters.
This, right after he signed a much more restrictive anti-abortion law, breaking a campaign promise not to do so.
He said there was no money in the budget for a pay raise for teachers and state employees and then the news broke on his big pay increases for some young, inexperienced political appointees in the Department of Health and Human Services.
The latest scandal involves two more big salaries. Read more