Pat McCrory is distancing himself from a Wake County GOP leader's remark that Gov. Bev Perdue is "the dumbest governor in America."
A spokesman for the Republican gubernatorial candidate told the Associated Press' Gary Robertson that "Pat doesn't agree with or condone those comments."
McCrory spoke at a Wake County Republican Party event Thursday but left before Susan Bryant, the local party chairwoman, made her remarks. According to the AP report, Bryant told the crowd: "We still have the dumbest governor in America" and the only thing "that she's done right is deciding not to run. Read AP's full story here.