Searching through Santa's bag of goodies
RALEIGH -- The weather outside is hardly frightful, and there is no need for a fire that is delightful, but it is that time of year again.
Yes, it is time to check over who, among the political honchos of North Carolina, has been naughty and who has been nice, and devise a little list of Christmas goodies.
So, without further ado, here are my gift-giving suggestions for the season.
• For Gov. Beverly Perdue, as she prepares to leave office, an all-expense paid tour of the great parks of America -- Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, the Great Smoky Mountains, and that newest one atop a high hill in Raleigh. Word has it that Raleigh park will be a great place to look down upon the North Carolina General Assembly.
• For Gov.-elect Pat McCrory, a new house. Oh, that's right, he kind of ...