The bottom line here is that we will not be seeing a more moderate leadership in the next legislative session and if anything, the leadership will be slightly more ideologically extreme than it was before.
Thursday, December 02, 2010
Just a Smidge More Extreme
Chris Cooper and Gibbs Knotts, a couple of political science professors at Western Carolina University, have started a blog for "Non-Partisan Analysis of Politics and Policy in North Carolina." Yesterday Cooper, using conservative/liberal "nominate" scoring developed by Appalachian State University poly sci prof. Phillip Ardoin to predict the partisan behavior of the newly elected NC Senate, came to this conclusion: