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Bob Hall of Democracy North Carolina — who filed the original campaign finance complaint with the elections board — takes no prisoners in his testimony before the board yesterday. From David Bass’ story in Carolina Journal:
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The hearing Thursday wrapped up with closing comments from the man who originally filed the complaint about Easley with the elections board — Bob Hall, executive director of Democracy North Carolina, a left-leaning election reform group.
Hall said he wasn’t convinced that Easley’s campaign and the Democratic Party hadn’t violated the law.
“The emperor has no clothes. There is just a suspension of belief that we’re asked to take, that I can’t take and I don’t think the public can take,” Hall said, adding that he was “bothered” by memos indicating a coordinated effort by Easley’s staff to potentially circumvent campaign finance laws.
“You have memos and a conscious plan to use the law to manipulate regulations,” Hall said.
You can hear Carolina Journal managing editor Rick Henderson this morning at 6:10 a.m. on WPTF. It’s available at 680 AM on the dial, or online at www.wptf.com.Read full article » No Comments »