Election fraud? Trans athletes? Term limits? Rudderless GOP flails wildly in search of issues
Say what you will about Donald Trump, but there was a cynical, P.T. Barnum-like genius to his brief and catastrophic run at the apex of American politics. The man obviously has no deeply held beliefs or political philosophy beyond a commitment to self-promotion and personal enrichment, but like so many other skilled con men throughout history, he could sell stuff – most notably lies and half-truths designed to manipulate audiences.
Former GOP judge, justice question motive of measure to shorten judicial term limits
It’s been one week since lawmakers introduced a Constitutional amendment that would reduce all of North Carolina judges’ terms to two years and force them to run for reelection next year. It’s a proposal that has been met with bipartisan skepticism and criticism, especially from those who have actual first-hand knowledge of the courts. “This […]
Former GOP Supreme Court justice: 2 year terms amendment continued effort to ‘intimidate judiciary’
The North Carolina Senate filed a Constitutional amendment Tuesday that would shorten all judges and state Supreme Court justices terms to two years and end all sitting judges terms in December 2018. Bob Orr, a prominent Republican who served as a justice on the state Supreme Court and as a candidate for governor, described the […]