The image I have of North Carolina’s legislature is of a bunch of weekend “mechanics” standing around under the hood, taking out parts, yanking wires. One prays that when they are finished, the state’s economic engine will still work.
If the GOP is the party of old white guys, it is becoming less so. Consider North Carolina’s face in national GOP party circles. Two of the three state’s members of the Republican National Committee are now African-Americans.
In a day of hyperpartisanship, Joe Biden is a throwback to an earlier era when our nation’s political leaders tried to forge personal relationships and find common ground with people of different backgrounds, political parties and philosophies.
The scandal involving Democratic House Speaker Jim Black and the chiropractors is brought to light as the Republican-controlled House voted 68 to 43 on April 29 to pass the chiropractors’ bill again in a bipartisan vote.