Hey, everybody already knows that, right? But I guess you have to give state Rep. Alma Adams credit for saying it out loud.

That said, I believe Adams’ opponent in 12th District Congressional race—former Charlotte journalist Vince Coakley— disagrees with that point of view. Coakley faces an uphill battle in the heavily Democratic 12th, but here’s to making the effort to discredit such outrageous statements by one of our elected officials.