Taking advantage of a loophole in laws governing political fundraising from special interests, the new Republican majority in the NC General Assembly will hold a swank shake-down of corporate money tonight in Raleigh.
After all, they delivered the state to corporate interests in the session just adjourned. It's time for those corporate interests to slop the hogs.
We've already experienced the corporate coup in Washington and the total takeover of every branch of government by the rich. The same coup is well underway in North Carolina too.
The Raleigh News & Observer publishes strong words today in an editorial about the Republican pay-to-play culture of corruption, now in full flower. It does not lessen the moral spectacle to now say "the Democrats did it too!" It only heightens the crashing irony behind the promises of these "Christian" hypocrites.