See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Mark Robinson, the North Carolina GOP nominee for governor, is off the rails even by MAGA standards

Posted on AllSides March 7th, 2024
From The Left
Elections, 2024 Elections, Mark Robinson, North Carolina
Kent Nishimura/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The Republican Party under Donald Trump has habitually elevated extreme right-wing candidates who can’t find enough support outside of hardcore partisans to win elections. But Mark Robinson, who won the GOP nomination for governor of North Carolina Tuesday night, is a special case even by the modern GOP’s standards.

Robinson, North Carolina’s current lieutenant governor, has hurled hateful remarks at everyone from Michelle Obama to the survivors of the Parkland school shooting. He’s called the LGBTQ community “filth.” He threatened to use his AR-15 against the government if it “gets too big for its britches,” and he...

Read full story

More News about Elections from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right