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Is it time for moderate N.C. Democratic congressmen to switch parties?

The fine line between a Southern conservative Democrat and a Republican continues to fade – fast. That certainly appears to be the case in North Carolina, where two of the remaining House Democrats have adopted the tactic that in order to win re-election, they must steer clear of President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party.

In the past two weeks, North Carolina Democratic Reps. Mike McIntyre and Larry Kissell have announced they will not endorse Obama and, furthermore, plan to vote to repeal his signature health care plan. In North Carolina, some former supporters say it’s time for Kissell and McIntyre to change parties. Read more here.


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GOP radical?

If the GOP is as radical as the media portrays them to be, then why all this talk of Democrats potentially crossing party lines?

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