Reported in In North Carolina Do-Over Vote, a Reliable Republican District Is Up for Grabs. (The New York Times, 9/8/2019)
New York Times reporter Julia Hirschfeld Davis seems to like it there in Wesley Chapel. “I grew up as a Democrat, but when it gets to the point now that things are so far left, it takes away part of your choice,” said Bob Stone, 56, a telephone company employee from Wesley Chapel. “I hear them say that they’ll be an independent thinker when they’re campaigning, but every one of them that I see, after they get in, it’s all lock step and ‘Russia, Russia, Russia! Racism, racism, racism!’ It gets old.”You know, Julia, there are 788,018 other residents living in the North Carolina 9th congressional district.
What was once a solidly Repubican House District in North Carolina is a toss-up in Trump's America. (9/9/2019)