Rev. Barber Afraid To Lunch Alone… Wah.

In the continued effort to ‘cripple and eviscerate‘, no stone is being left unturned by the Reverend Barber and NC NAACP. Not even lunch. 

The food fight is on!

Reverend Barber claims he wasn’t really firmly invited. Barber insisted that if his entourage can’t come, then forget it. Apparently he’s afraid to go eat alone?

Barber was not among the ministers who visited with Gov. Pat McCrory Thursday. A McCrory spokesman said Barber was invited but declined to attend, and the governor’s office  released a guest list with Barber’s name on it.

“On May 8th, the governor’s chief of staff, Thomas Stith, spoke directly with Rev. Barber and invited him to attend today’s lunch meeting with clergy,” spokesman Josh Ellis said in a statement. “The governor arranged this meeting to continue reaching out to various individual groups including members of the business, clergy and education community. Rev. Barber said that he couldn’t come because of a conflict in his schedule. We’re unclear why he’s trying to mischaracterize his absence.”

But the NAACP released a statement saying McCrory and his staff were spreading “false information.” Barber said he got a call last week from the Governor’s office about a possible luncheon.

“I said it might be possible if I could bring other clergy leaders from the Forward Together Movement with me,” Barber said in a statement. “I was told the governor decided his own list. I was also told the luncheon may or may not occur. I have not heard anything from his office since. I now learn a luncheon apparently took place and that the Governor’s office has apparently said I declined his invitation.” – WNCN 5/15/14

Unclear why he’s trying to mischaracterize? I’m sure that was meant to be funny. We all know that Occupy Monday exists only to harass Republican state leaders and they take any tiny little thing and blow it out of proportion to suit the ‘cripple and eviscerate’ agenda.

It might be possible if he can bring his protesters with him, eh? Afraid to lunch with the Governor and clergy not of your protesting ilk, Reverend Barber?

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About A.P. Dillon

A.P. Dillon is a freelance journalist and is currently writing at The North State Journal. She resides in the Triangle area of North Carolina. Find her on Twitter: @APDillon_
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2 Responses to Rev. Barber Afraid To Lunch Alone… Wah.

  1. Donna Williams says:

    have you seen this?

    >Moral Mondays Are Going Back to Raleigh on May 19!  >  >In preparation for this new phase of our campaign to turn North Carolina away from the path of extremism, NC NAACP members, Moral Monday arrestees and Forward Together Moral Movement supporters are invited to  >  >Moral Monday >Mobilization Call >  >Saturday, May 17, 2014 >7 PM >Call In #: 712.432.1500 >Passcode: 325471# >  >and the  >Moral Monday Service >This Sunday >  >Sunday, May 18, 2014 >9:45 AM >Greenleaf Christian Church >2110 N. William St. Goldsboro, NC 27530 >  >— >  >Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II,  >Pastor, President of the NC NAACP, and Architect of the Forward Together Moral Movement  >  >will preach on “The Purpose of Power  >and the Power of Purpose” >  >Documentary makers will be in Goldsboro on Sunday to document the Moral Movement and to talk to participants after the service.  >  >Before we move into the streets for Moral Monday on May 19, join us on Saturday’s conference call and at Sunday’s service as we receive our marching orders for a new season of petitioning our legislators to repent of their immoral actions, to repeal these disastrous laws that are hurting our state’s most vulnerable, and to restore our confidence in their ability to govern for the good of the whole. >  >  >Forward Together, Not One Step Back! >NCNAACP : Mailing List Signup > > NCNAACP : Mailing List Signup >Update your profile Please enter your email address below to sign up for our mailing list. >View on visitor.r20.constantcontact.com Preview by Yahoo >    For our children and grand children, Donna Williams Wake GOP Chair   “The work of volunteer groups throughout our country represents the very heart and soul of America. They have helped make this the most compassionate, generous, and humane society that ever existed on the face of this earth.” Ronald Reagan

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