With the election primary only a day over, Governor Mike Easley instructs the community colleges to ignore the law – as interpreted by Attorney General Roy Cooper. What does Easley II (Perdue) have to say about this now that she’s got the primary in the bag? We’ll see…My guess is she’ll run from her succession line (i.e. to the right), which is where both the law and majority public sentiment lie on this issue.
One thing is for sure, however: Governor Easley is futzing around with the law like he’s pardoning a guy on death row. Difference is, he’s got the power to do the latter. Hey, Mike, I’ve got a few laws I’d like to ignore–particularly the ones that involve swat teams breaking into your house to protect you from your own vices. Oh, can I get a fiat-by-press-release on paying some of those ridiculous taxes? Can you help me ignore that pesky speed limit (I’m so often in a hurry)? Maybe you could wave your magic wand and let me drink a beer on the street, huh?