Let’s go ahead and call it. It’s 9:47 on the east coast, and with 54% of precincts reporting, North Carolina’s anti-LGBT Amendment One is passing by better than a 60-40 margin. “Pro-marriage” social conservatives are undoubtedly hailing this as a major victory for the “family” and the “sanctity of marriage,” but from where I sit […]
Instant analysis: Amendment One passage in North Carolina is the battle that lost the war for conservatives
Felix scanned the room for a response. I knew he wanted me to look up. He was perched on the edge of a table, his legs stretched out in front of him, his body twisted discreetly in my direction. I added trees and two stick figures to my doodle of a house. Felix re-phrased his […]
Remember back in 2008, when John McCain was the Republican nominee, and he was campaigning somewhere, Minnesota actually, and a McCain supporter claimed that “Obama is an Arab,” and McCain, in public, took the microphone from her and replied, “No ma’am, he’s a decent family man, that I just happen to have disagreements with on […]
I’m a North Carolina native.