Friday, May 12, 2017

There are nine million pigs in North Carolina, and ten million people. The Republicans in Raleigh represent the men who own the pigs.*

Charlie Pierce explains the GOP supermajority's veto override for a bill to exempt pig farm owners from liability for pretty much anything, including regularly spraying people's houses with liquid poo.

Some previous notes on the topic are here.


*No, that's not an allusion to dimestore magnate Art Pope's successive two-year leases on the General Assembly majorities.

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