If you’ve been an occasional reader of this column or, more likely, someone who got lost looking for Sudoku, you’ll know this column served mostly as a counterweight to the progressivism that generally marks this space. Hence its name — I’m the guy in the metaphorical columnist room who spouts opinions no one wants to acknowledge but has to, since I’m a metaphorical elephant.
Yesterday, hundreds of graduating seniors were treated to the fabled UNC tradition of ascending the Bell Tower and signing their names on its bricks. Unfortunately, the line lasted longer than a drunk pornstar, and the seven seniors that actually still go to class were forced to give up and leave.
It is an honor and privilege that I write this letter of support for Orange County “At-Large” Commission seat candidate, Barry Jacobs.