At Christmas all politicians can take whatever measures they want, since they are for after the holidays, it doesn't matter. The world may fall apart, but now we are celebrating, so… why bother to protest?
The problem is that "the after" has already arrived, the holidays are over and now it's time to return to normalcy, remove the Christmas tree, the champagne, go on a diet and do the math.
Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed a State of Emergency in preparation for impacts from Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen. “It is important for North Carolinians to prepare for potential impacts from the coming storm,” said Governor Cooper. “The storm's path has been difficult to predict and we want to ensure that farmers, first responders and utility crews have the tools necessary to prepare for severe weather."