Betty Sher: Aid givers

April 23, 2014 

Thanks to Jim Jenkins and his extremely important April 17 column, “Trials of a righteous man,” regarding Gene Nichol. I do not personally know Nichol, but his written contributions to The N&O capture democracy in action. What is so devastatingly clear to many of us is with GOP legislative control in many states and in our U.S. House of Representatives, we are witnesses and receivers of “Democracy inaction.”

I hope Nichol and Jenkins will keep reminding us of the old typewriter exercise: “Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country.”

Betty Sher

Pittsboro

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