State Sen. Dan Clodfelter, a Charlotte Democrat, wasn't in a particularly good mood Saturday when he sent this email to the state Party:
"...please remove me from all membership rosters, e-mail lists, contribution solicitation lists, and any other associations with NCDP.
"My wife informs me that Jerry [Meek] has today publicly endorsed Obama for president. I do not wish to be associated with the party in consequence of this endorsement."
Clodfelter says his aim was to get his name off mass email lists, including those of the party. But he also had a moment of pique following Meek's endorsement of Barack Obama. Meek, a superdelegate, made the endorsement after Obama's 14-point victory in last week's N.C. primary.
"He should have stayed neutral until all the primaries are done," Clodfelter says. "He’s the state chairman."
Clodfelter supports Obama's rival, Hillary Clinton.