David Perry: Creative rhetoric

June 26, 2013 

Creative rhetoric

Regarding the June 16 article “Rural Center cash helps politicians, the powerful”: Art Pope can claim that his store, not the Rural Center grant, created the 25 jobs in Rocky Mount, but as your investigation revealed, the building in which the store is housed would not be there if not for the public money that made the rehab of the vacant shopping center possible.

David Perry


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