From voter ID to gerrymandering, the political hacking of North Carolina
Like Russian efforts to hack U.S. elections, the North Carolina legislature’s attacks on our state’s democracy have been broad and brazen.
The Rev. William J. Barber II, taking his moral movement beyond N.C., reminded us last week on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” that our state’s racist election tampering was more of a threat than Russian operatives. The observation was sobering.
And his warning unheeded, at least by too many members of the General Assembly.
Just a few days later, the N.C. legislature pushed back against the executive and judicial branches to prop …