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In North Carolina, Moderates Have Their Pitchforks Out

Many people across the state’s political spectrum are disappointed in a governor who ran as a moderate and then spent four years approving the Republican legislature’s hard-right policies. By damaging three things North Carolinians care about most—their national image as a progressive southern state, their ability to attract business and their beloved college basketball—HB2 stoked anger many former McCrory supporters have felt for years. Steve Greene, political science, featured.