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Last updated 12/2/2013 at 9:08am

Last week Gov. Pat McCrory signed a proclamation declaring Sunday, Dec. 1, as “Drive Safer Sunday.” Such proclamations are silly and a waste of time and money.

Most people know from experience, news stories and press releases from the Department of Transportation and State Highway Patrol that the Sunday following Thanksgiving is one of the busiest and therefore most dangerous driving days of the year. Making such a proclamation achieves nothing.

McCrory is not alone in making these inane, perfunctory proclamations. More elected officials than not make such proclamations. Certain proc...

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