December 16, 2016

Reminds one of the good old days.

When Southern Whites called local NAACP protestors "outside agitators."

When good ol' boy sheriffs arrested reporters...

And when voter suppression helped maintain all-white power statewide:

(Dallas Woodhouse is the Chairman of the NC GOP. And yeah, that's totally a name right outta Charles Dickens. Kinda like "Bull Connor.")

The most blatant act appears to be the "splitting" of the Election Board majority. Under the Republican plan, Republicans get control in even (election) years, and Democrats get control in odd (non-election years). Of the Election Board!

As one commenter noted, this is the equivalent of giving the Democrats a sled on the way up, and Republicans get the sled on the way down.

Can you help us out?

For 18 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.


We are currently migrating to Disqus

On May 14, 2022, we started migrating our comments from Insticator back to Disqus. During this transition period, some posts will have Insticator and some Disqus. For more information on the transition, as well as information regarding old C&L accounts, please see this post.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service for information on our posting policy.