NC GOV: Dirty Campaigning?
Tom Jensen, a North Carolina-based pollster, made a cryptic comment on his blog the other day about the governor's race in his state between Democrat ...
Tom Jensen, a North Carolina-based pollster, made a cryptic comment on his blog the other day about the governor's race in his state between Democrat Bev Perdue and Republican Pat McCrory. Jensen, of Public Policy Polling, wrote:
The issue of Yankee trash may end up being what puts Perdue in the Governor's mansion if she is able to pull out a win in this race.
What on Earth is Yankee trash? Are low-income Northern transplants -- 21st century carpetbaggers, if you will -- emerging as the key swing demographic in the Tarheel State this year?
Actually, no (if my reading comprehension skills were better, I would have noticed "the issue of"). Instead, Perdue is criticizing McCrory for opposing legislation that would have restricted new landfills in the state. Here's Perdue's tough ad on the subject:
McCrory says the ad is misleading and has demanded that Perdue pull it. Still, isn't it a little bit refreshing to have a campaign that hasn't gone into the gutter, but the dumpster and the landfill instead?
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