Governor McCrory and Republican legislators said they would do away with “pay-to-play” and “corruption” in Raleigh.
Then a group of lobbyists held a fundraiser in Raleigh. It’s illegal, of course, for lobbyists to contribute to legislators.
But the fundraiser was for a congressional candidate named Phil Berger Jr.
Yes, the son of State Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger Sr.
For the Republicans ruling Raleigh today, that apparently passes the ethics test. No pay-to-play there.
What do you think? And what will voters say?