Several weeks ago, Democrats suggested that Gov. Pat McCrory call a special session of the General Assembly to address problems associated with Hurricane Matthew (“N.C. Republicans nix special session to assess flood damage,” Oct. 13 news article). At that time, Andrew Heath, state budget director, labeled this “a shameful display of political theater.”
Now, McCrory has decided to call a special session to address these same issues (“McCrory will ask for special session on storm recovery,” Oct. 29 news article). In all probability, the special session will not meet until after the election. Apparently, this is no longer “political theater.”
The timing of this is quite interesting and is nothing but another political ploy by the governor. Voters are intelligent enough to see this move for what it is.
Georgie F. Brizendine