While you were watching Comey, Republicans in North Carolina were undermining SCOTUS
In the game of democracy, everyone agrees to play by the rules. Sometimes, the Supreme Court has to play referee and make a call on the play. In May, the Supreme Court called a foul on North Carolina Republicans for racially gerrymandering two Congressional districts, and just this week, 28 (!) state legislative districts. The penalty was to make the state legally and fairly redraw their districts. Republicans in the state tried to protest the call, but the Supreme Court held their ground.
So on Thursday morning, while you were busy watching James Comey testify, North Carolina Republicans decided they were taking their ball and going home...
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