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Dalton: McCrory is the next Scott Walker

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Walter Dalton compared his opponent Pat McCrory to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, saying he would likely target state workers if elected.

“Scott Walker is his hero and state employees are his target,” Dalton told a state AFL-CIO convention meeting at the North Raleigh Hilton Thursday morning. “If you elect my opponent, you will have Scott Walker in North Carolina for four years."

Walker has become a favorite of many conservatives because of his effort to strip state employees in Wisconsin of their collective bargaining rights – and because he beat back a recall effort by Democrats. McCrory has said he would like Walker to come campaign for him.

Dalton said that when McCrory ran for governor in 2008, he vowed to “fire 10,000” state employees. He said earlier this spring, that McCrory described state employees as “arrogant.''

He noted that his Republican allies in the legislature have exempted 500 positions from civil service protections that can be used for political patronage by McCrory.

“To state it another way, 500 state employees who may be doing the best job for the state of North Carolina, serving the people of North Carolina well, he can come if he becomes governor, and he can say, 'You're out and my political buddy is in,'' Dalton said.

Brian Nick, McCrory's spokesman responded, saying, "Desperate and down in the polls, Walter Dalton's political attacks are becoming more and more sad.  Pat McCrory is very proud that North Carolina is a right to work state and refuses to pander to union bosses for their special interest money and Walter Dalton clearly spent the morning doing just that." 


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SEANC does not even support Wally

Keep in mind that the state employees union did not even endorse Dalton as they realize that it will be important to have conversations with our next governor.

SEANC does not even support Wally

Keep in mind that the state employees union did not even endorse Dalton as they realize that it will be important to have conversations with our next governor.

SEANC does not even support Wally

Keep in mind that the state employees union did not even endorse Dalton as they realize that it will be important to have conversations with our next governor.

The fact speak for

The fact speak for themselves - When Myers Park Pay stepped down as Mayor of Charlotte, the unemployment rate had doubled under his tenure. Not quite the 750,000 jobs we were losing a month like his hero W but pretty bad. Probably why he thought it was time to step down and go to work as a lobbyist for the American Petroleum Institute.

 

scare tactic

Wally is sending the same message that all the democrat governors before him have sent. Check the record and you will see every election this same story is told by democrat candidates. Keep in mind that this is a strategy straight from O's playbook. The strategy is this " If you have no record to run on, you must distort your opponents record to make voters scared, so they will run from your opponent". Do you REALLY believe in a time that 400,000 plus people in NC are unemployed, that McCrory wants to add to that number???? I think not. I have followed McCrory's campaign from 2008 till date, and I have never heard or read any legitimate statement from McCrory saying he would fire or layoff state employees. The democrats just use state employees for a base vote they can count on, and if those employees need a little scare to motivate them, the dems know just how to scare them.

Does Walter do birthday parties?

I see that Walter is now predicting what Pat will do as Governor.  That is amazing.  Too bad Walter did not tell us how bad Bev would be.

Does Walter do predictions at birthday parties? My little Sallie has a birthday party coming up.    Last year we had a magician so a  soothsayer would be fun.  Does Walter wear a turban or carry a crystal ball? 

Does Wal pick stocks?  I would also like to know where the missing travels records are.

Walter has a real talent so we need to keep him in state government.  Possibly handling the pension fund investments.  If he can predict the future the state does not need him as Governor but in finance.

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