Susan G. Shevach: Not 'customers'

November 14, 2012 

Not ‘customers’

Gov.-elect Pat McCrory says we’re all “customers” of North Carolina, and as such are we to be manipulated, short-changed, ripped off and otherwise taken advantage of?

Government usually describes its citizens as such and talks of a “public good,” not a “business good.” The citizens of the Old North State will have to be on their guard, or get “used” by this governor.

Susan G. Shevach

Chapel Hill

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