Friday, May 27, 2016

Milking It For All Its Worth

The North Carolina governor got a big boost in the polls when he sued the federal government.
Poll: N.C. Gov. Gains 15-Point Swing After Opposing Obama’s Transgender Agenda
Breitbart
By John Pudner
May 26, 2016

A poll shows that Republican Governor Pat McCrory has surged 9 points since he stood up against President Barack Obama’s order to allow transgenders into K-12 restrooms, and he has now converted a 10-point deficit into a 5-point lead in his 2016 reelection campaign against Attorney General Roy Cooper, a Democrat.

“The shift we’ve seen since last month’s poll shows that, along with the continued strength of the state’s economy, Governor McCrory has re-taken the lead on the narrative of HB2,” said Francis De Luca, president of Civitas Institute, which conducted the poll of 600 likely voters.
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The poll suggests that Democrats [Roy Cooper who is running for governor ] will lose President Barack Obama recently nationalized the issue with his May 9 executive order requiring 55 million K-12 kids to share their bathrooms with a small number of self-identified transgenders.
Breitbart is a conservative website that was owned by Andrew James Breitbart who was a columnist for the Washington Times.

In North Carolina the cities and the surrounding suburbs are Democratic while the rural countryside is Republican. Right now the rural countryside controls the legislature but that is starting to change as more “outsiders” move down to North Carolina.

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