Republicans in North Carolina held a stealth vote while Democrats were at a 9/11 ceremony.

Ana Kasparian, Brooke Thomas, and Nando Vila, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. MORE TYT: https://tyt.com/trial

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"The fallout continues in the newly insane state of North Carolina after Wednesday's bag job of a veto override vote in which the Republicans took advantage of a 9/11 memorial ceremony to ram through a vote with most of the Democrats busy Never Forgetting elsewhere. The move has been roundly condemned by the state's press; the Charlotte Observer apparently has taken to writing its editorial commentary with a headsman's ax. Democratic Governor Roy Cooper took some swings himself. The state senate still has to vote on Cooper's veto of the state budget. And we shouldn't lose sight of the fact that the casus belli for this whole fight is Cooper's desire to accept FREE MONEY! from the federal government in order expand Medicaid in North Carolina. (Also, being an inhuman monster, Cooper also wants to raise the pay of the state's public school teachers.)

I'm not entirely sure how long the good folks in NC want to play the role of Nearly Texas in the national competition for bad government—the position's open now that Kansas is making a sort of sense again—but the GOP there is hanging onto the distinction like a leech on an open vein.”

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