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HURT: N.C. lapdogs’ suspension of disbelief on elections
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The Charlotte Observer — the supposed “watchdog” covering the DNC convention in its hometown next year — soon displayed its own utter disdain for voters and disregard for liberty. The paper actually conducted an online survey asking readers: “Would it be a good idea to suspend congressional elections?”
Terrifyingly, about 40 of the paper’s remaining long-tortured readers actually agreed that it would be a good idea to halt U.S. elections.
Well, gee, how did such a danger to freedom and democracy get elected to public office in the first place? Oh, that’s right, the watchdogs are dead. Or, more accurately, sleeping in Beverly Perdue’s lap.
With America’s guardians of freedom so far corrupted, is it any wonder we are in so much trouble?
• Charles Hurt’s column appears Wednesday. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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