Home State Paper Calls For Censuring Cawthorn

From the editorial board of the Charlotte Observer:

At a county GOP gathering in Western North Carolina on Sunday, Cawthorn repeated false claims that the 2020 election was rigged, then suggested that there could be “bloodshed” if such election fraud continued. Video from the Macon County event shows Cawthorn telling a small gathering that “we all know it was a stolen election.”

His fellow Republicans, including those in North Carolina, should respond. They should join Democrats in condemning Cawthorn and, in a bipartisan effort, censuring him in the U.S. House.

Republicans surely would rather not target one of their own and face the possible wrath of their base, not to mention the former president. But Cawthorn can no longer be dismissed as a silly Congressman braying from the mountains of North Carolina.

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