If you spent most of Sunday outdoors enjoying the unseasonably warm weather, chances are you missed former Governor Pat McCrory’s appearance on NBC’s Meet The Press. In his role as a political pundit, McCrory continued to defend his decision to sign HB2 into law.
McCrory telling host Chuck Todd that other cities have legislation similar to North Carolina’s ‘bathroom bill’ and have seen no backlash:
So there’s a little selective hypocrisy right now in our country on which issues we’re going to boycott and which issues are we not going to boycott.
The former governor also suggested during the show that paid protesters where the explanation for the demonstrations swelling across the country following President Trump’s inauguration.
Fmr. Gov. Pat McCrory:
It takes money to coordinate these protests.
Greta Van Susteren:
No it doesn’t. It takes the internet. It takes the internet to coordinate.
McCrory’s remarks came one day after thousands of people packed the streets of downtown Raleigh for the 11th annual Moral March.
You can watch that exchange below or watch the entire program on the NBC website.