The Governor in the Bathroom Door

Landslide elections are always represented in post-mortems and even some history books as inevitable events that are caused by national trends. But as much as national tickets and issues can have a tremendous impact on state and congressional elections, the truth is that every race often has a logic and a narrative of their own. All of which is to say that Donald Trump’s corrosive personality and unpopularity may well help cost the Republicans their Congressional majorities as well as a chance to take back the White House. But not everything that happens in November will be the Donald’s fault. In North Carolina, the GOP caucus in the state legislature and Governor Pat McCrory will probably be as much to blame for what could be an electoral disaster as anything the Republican presidential candidate does or says.

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The Governor in the Bathroom Door

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