Asked where he’d find the $2 billion or so it would cost, Forest said: “I think there’s plenty of money in government (already),” he said. “We’ll figure out a way to do it. … I think we need to put our money where our mouth is.”
Appearances to the contrary, I have no pipeline to the Lieutenant Governor. I don’t know why he said this. Maybe he’s looking to replace Governor McCrory in 2016. Or carve out some space from GOP orthodoxy. Or just get attention.