Ashvegas: Moffitt asked Turner to withdraw from N.C. House race

Here’s an excerpt from the Ashvegas post:

Republican N.C. Rep. Tim Moffitt asked his Democratic challenger Brian Turner to withdraw from the race last month, an unusual request from one candidate to another.

Turner confirmed the meeting, and the fact that Moffitt asked him to step aside, though declined to talk about other specifics of the conversation.

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  1. Dionysis

    There is a bit more to this than the two sentences found here.

    Moffit not only asked Turner to drop out of the race (no reason given other than the obvious, unstated one), but threatened him and his family:

    “Moffitt went on to say that third-party groups he couldn

  2. bsummers

    At least one Moffittista has already floated the notion that, once again, Rep. Moffitt was merely making “a little joke”.

    Seriously though, who in their right mind thinks that their opponent will drop out (after the filing deadline, no less, insuring that no other Democrat can jump in), just because you ask?

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