The New York Times editorial page weighs in on the decline of North Carolina.
But the bad news keeps on coming from the Legislature, and pretty soon a single day of the week may not be enough to contain the outrage.
The editorial lays out the laundry list of our General Assembly's attack on progress. And it sums up things quite accurately:
North Carolina was once considered a beacon of farsightedness in the South, an exception in a region of poor education, intolerance and tightfistedness. In a few short months, Republicans have begun to dismantle a reputation that took years to build.