News and Record: The real Hardister

Whatever hope we had that state Rep. Jon Hardister could be an effective leader for all his constituents vanished a year ago: Sept. 11, 2019.

On that day — with many Democrats attending a 9/11 memorial — Hardister and the North Carolina GOP rammed through a veto override of the state budget, cutting thousands of citizens out of the process.

Mark Sutter


This was originally published in News and Record’s Thursday’s Letters.