LOL! NC Democrat Accidentally Voted to Allow Fracking


This is just too funny. A Democrat in North Carolina was tired during a vote to override the governor’s veto of a bill allowing fracking. She was so tired, she accidentally voted for the override and was the deciding vote. Oops!

WRAL has the story:

State House lawmakers have apparently accidentally legalized fracking in North Carolina, due to a deciding vote one Democrat says was a mistake.

Rep. Becky Carney, D-Mecklenburg, says she did not intend to cast the key vote that overrode the governor’s veto of the bill.

The vote was 72-47, exactly the number needed for an override. Without Carney’s vote, the veto would have been sustained.

Carney characterized her vote as “very accidental.”

“It is late. Here we are rushing to make these kind of decisions this time of night,” she said.

Carney pointed out that she has voted against fracking in the past, and said she spent the day lobbying other Democrats to uphold the veto of Senate Bill 820.

“And then I push the green button,” she said. (Read More)

Hahahahahaha! She tried to shoot down the creation of jobs and failed.

Update: The Pirates Cove and Doug Ross linked – thanks!

Update 2: Linked by Doug Powers at Michelle Malkin – thanks!