Former NC Gov. Pat McCrory, left, has criticized the city of Raleigh for demoting, and not firing, James Sauls, right, who had been Raleigh’s economic development manager since 2013. Last month, Sauls admitted to using the name “Hot Rod Earl” on Twitter to post derogatory comments.
Former NC Gov. Pat McCrory, left, has criticized the city of Raleigh for demoting, and not firing, James Sauls, right, who had been Raleigh’s economic development manager since 2013. Last month, Sauls admitted to using the name “Hot Rod Earl” on Twitter to post derogatory comments. News & Observer file photos
Former NC Gov. Pat McCrory, left, has criticized the city of Raleigh for demoting, and not firing, James Sauls, right, who had been Raleigh’s economic development manager since 2013. Last month, Sauls admitted to using the name “Hot Rod Earl” on Twitter to post derogatory comments. News & Observer file photos

McCrory asks: ‘What does it take to lose a job?’ after Raleigh suspends staffer for tweets

June 15, 2017 10:28 AM