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Parody Twitter account puts McCrory in the middle of the action

Lynn Bonner
lbonner@newsobserver.com

It was bound to happen.

Someone started a parody Twitter account that plays off Gov. Pat McCrory's claim that he has mingled with protestors in Raleigh.

Patwasthere is a gathering place for photoshopped images that put McCrory - Zelig-like - in interesting spots.

Not only does one image put McCrory in the Legislative Building next to Rev. William Barber of the NAACP during a "Moral Monday" protest, others have McCrory on the balcony with Prince William and Kate after their wedding, and standing in front of Clint Eastwood during last year's Republican National Convention while Eastwood addresses the empty chair.

Read more from The News & Observer's "Under the Dome" blog at http://projects.newsobserver.com/under_the_dome/

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