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Rob Schofield

Rob Schofield

Rob Schofield, Director of NC Policy Watch, has three decades of experience as a lawyer, lobbyist, writer and commentator. At Policy Watch, Rob writes and edits daily online commentaries and handles numerous public speaking and electronic media appearances. He also delivers a radio commentary that’s broadcast weekdays on WRAL-FM and WCHL and hosts News and Views, a weekly radio news magazine that airs on multiple stations across North Carolina.

COMMENTARY

President Biden’s remarkable record of accomplishment under nearly impossible circumstances

By: - November 11, 2021

It’s been almost 90 years since humorist Will Rogers uttered his famous lament: “I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat.” Sadly, for that party and, no doubt, quite amusingly for those otherwise affiliated, the observation would still hold were Rogers alive today. The Democratic Party’s “big tent” may […]

COMMENTARY

Five reminders to help keep you sane through the election and its aftermath

By: - November 5, 2020

A lot of Americans are apprehensive and fearful right now. They worry that the toxic combination of a deadly and still out-of-control pandemic and a closely contested national election offering such widely divergent visions of the nation’s future could lead to spiraling unrest and perhaps even armed violence. These are not totally illegitimate concerns. As […]