Letters: Policies Hood espouses are rotten

Michael Cotter, Chapel Hill
Posted 8/7/20

To The Editor:

I found John Hood’s op-ed piece (“Government’s basic tasks need doing,” News + Record, July 30) disingenuous. He complains that government institutions are “rotten,” but …

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To The Editor:

I found John Hood’s op-ed piece (“Government’s basic tasks need doing,” News + Record, July 30) disingenuous. He complains that government institutions are “rotten,” but ignores the fact that the policies he espouses lead inevitably to that unfortunate situation.

The John Locke Foundation’s principal goal is to cut taxes, thus reducing government. Most likely the tax reductions under the McCrory administration, not sloth, led to Raleigh’s and the state’s staff inability to remove the offending deer carcass.

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