A fan watching near the No. 6 tee during Thursday's first round tossed a golf ball with an ear bud attached to it on to the tee box after Rory McIlroy hit. The fan claimed the ball was a gift before security removed him the grounds at Quail Hollow Club.
The federal courts could overrule HB2, depending frankly on which set of judges hears it on appeal. By the time it reaches the Supreme Court, it may again depend on the presidential winner. The saner course would be for the General Assembly to take up the issue, which it has effectively tabled, conduct thoughtful hearings, and work out a reasonable balance of interests. Let reason and fairness prevail.