Ugliness In North Carolina

Ken AshfordElection 2008, Local InterestLeave a Comment

It seems like McCain supporters in this state are doing their best to make sure that North Carolina comes off as some sort of hick state stuck in the days of segregation and prejudice.

Obama called "socialist" and "Muslim" in Fayetteville diner (from Politico)

Dead bear with Obama signs around its neck at Western Carolina University

Groups of protesters (mostly white) shouting taunts at early voters (who were mostly black) in Fayetteville again (from the Washington Times)

This last one comes with video:

Fortunately, that behavior seems to be limited to the swamps of Eastern NC (Jesse Helms country) and the occasional hillbilly mountain in Western NC.