Appalled By Cawthorn
Last updated 9/8/2021 at 1:03pm
I am a Democrat with both a capital and lowercase d. While I was appalled that my neighbors in the 11th congressional district elected Madison Cawthorn by a huge margin, I told myself that since they clearly held the majority in the district, there wasn’t much to say about it and if they wanted a congressman who had lied about his personal and academic history, they were entitled to him.
It also didn’t hurt as I am financially independent and whenever Republicans engineer a financial break for the wealthy, the benefit trickles down to me. I suppose I should decline to accept that bre...