NORTH CAROLINA: Things  Getting Strange on Planet Robinson
Vernon Robinson (R-NC) likes to describe himself as “the black Jesse Helms.” Over the years Robinson has lost two bids for State Superintendent of Public Instruction and a run for Congress two years ago in a different district. His penchant for outrageous conduct. His current run against CD-13 Congressman Brad Miller (D) is no exception. The two men debated this week and Robinson was true to form. Spending much of the debate talking about sex, Robinson charged that Miller “wants to import homosexuals” into the state and supported studies “that would pay teenage girls” to watch porn. Miller refused to take Robinson seriously, spending much of the debate clearly enjoying the absurdity of Robinson’s comments and chuckling aloud