There are 10 million people in North Carolina, and nine million hogs. Judging by the smell, the hogs are winning. Or, rather, the giant corporate factory hog farms are.
Whereas President Barack Obama is honouring the tradition of the peaceful transfer of power, North Carolina Republicans are taking a different path.
During the State of the Union address earlier this week, U.S. President Barack Obama spoke at length about clean energy, with nary a mention of climate change.