I'm a policy wonk and consider that a good thing.
I think a lot about what government can do, and what it should do.
No matter what it does, however, government should be fair and competent.
I'm not your charismatic pretty face and I wasn't born with a silver spoon in my mouth.
My accent gets more apparent the farther east I travel.
North Carolina used to be on a pretty good track. Things weren't perfect, but we were mostly headed in a reasonable direction. Today, I'm doing everything I can to get us back on that track. By respecting teachers. By expanding Medicaid. And by making sure our cities and our rural roots can flourish together.
I'm not a big risk taker, and I don't think politicians should be. We're supposed to be stewards of public resources. Radical change is rarely necessary or desirable.
I believe in law and order.
Who am I?