John Frank at the N&O has put together an awesome Monday Memo

An excellent summary of the full catastrophe that passes for government in North Carolina. Headlines include:

  • GOP ABANDONS PLEDGE FOR TAX REFORM
  • LOBBYING FIRM ACTED AS TILLIS, McCRORY FUNDRAISING CONDUIT
  • MORE ON HOW GOP FUNDRAISING SPEED DATING
  • SWEEPSTAKES GAVE MORE THAN PREVIOUSLY KNOWN
  • POWERFUL LAWMAKERS, OFFICIALS GET RURAL CENTER CASH BOOST
  • LEADER'S SALARY IN QUESTION
  • HARSH WORDS
  • CENTER-FUNDED SHELBY PROJECT DEAD
  • JUST HOW MUCH CHANGE IS THE GOP MAKING
  • TRASH POLITICS
  • WILL TAX BREAK LEAD TO TAX HIKE?
  • TIM TYSON ON MORAL MONDAYS

Read more here: http://projects.newsobserver.com/under_the_dome/morning_memo_gop_fundrai...

Comments

Thomas Mills has a good critique of N&O stories

on the NC Rural Center.

I found the stories hard to follow and short on "the big picture." Plus the kid gloves treatment of Luddy and Pope is a sad reminder of just how insidious Pope's Multimillion Dollar Opinion Manufacturing Machine really is.

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