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Pat McCrory, former governor and Charlotte mayor, has a new gig — talk radio

Former Gov. Pat McCrory will discuss politics every day on Charlotte radio station WBT.
Former Gov. Pat McCrory will discuss politics every day on Charlotte radio station WBT. AP

It appears former Gov. Pat McCrory has a new gig – talk radio.

The former Charlotte mayor will make daily appearances on Charlotte-based radio station WBT, where he will discuss politics and other things. McCrory announced the news on Facebook, where he said he’d post each segment.

McCrory was on WBT Tuesday morning and criticized Charlotte City Council and Mayor Jennifer Roberts for not holding prayer before Monday’s council meeting. The city might end the tradition of praying before council meetings after a recent court case ruled against Rowan County commissioners’ method of prayer.

“Sadly, they brought this up probably to stir controversy,” McCrory said on the station Tuesday.

The talk show appearances come months after McCrory said he was struggling with finding employment, in part due to the controversial House Bill 2. In March, he told The (Raleigh) News & Observer that employers were reluctant to hire him because of the now-repealed “bathroom bill.”

“That’s not the way our American system should operate – having people purged due to political thought,” he told The N&O.

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