Candidates (and the groups that back them) are spending millions of dollars on advertising in North Carolina so that people will think more favorably of them, with questionable results. You know what would make me think more favorably of them? If they would figure out a way to get this money in the hands of people who unquestionably need it: the victims of Hurricane Matthew and the floods it produced. If politics are really about helping people and campaigns are more than just big economic engines, collectively we should be smart enough to figure this out.
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