From the vaults: a 2007 look at Yelton, Asheville’s local far-right-attachment0

From the vaults: a 2007 look at Yelton, Asheville’s local far-right

With Don Yelton’s controversial remarks on the Daily Show making national news, here’s some context about local right-wing activism. In 2007, Xpress profiled the Carolina Stompers, a local hardline conservative activist group including Yelton and then-future Buncombe GOP Chair Chad Nesbitt, known for flamboyant tactics and its promises to “stomp” liberalism.