The Tea Party activists who hijacked the GOP and fueled Trump's birther-ism lies do not represent the party of Lincoln. Instead they have nationalized the politics of George Wallace.
So, let us pray. And let us prepare ourselves for the long work of building beloved community in the nonviolent way of Jesus.
This is a victory for North Carolina and the "Moral Mondays" movement that arose to resist McCrory's extremism. For anyone committed to resisting extremism in the coming Trump years, McCrory's failed one-term governorship is a case study worthy of attention.