An ideologue at work

There’s a bit of current North Carolina political mythology (not infrequently invoked in the General Assembly and even in some semi-reasonable circles)  that Speaker Thom Tillis is “not a bad guy.”

Under this line of reasoning, Tillis is no fire-breathing right-winger; he’s just a “business conservative” trying to ride herd on an unruly group of tea-partier types.

Unfortunately, Read more