Peter C. Baker

29 December 2011

For the first five weeks, the Wilmington, North Carolina General Assembly met on benches under a pavilion in Greenfield Lake Park, a public property just south of downtown where signs warn passersby not to feed or tease the alligators. I’d heard that at least 100 people had attended the first GA on October 8. But when I showed up on a Saturday afternoon in late October, there were only six or seven people present. More…