Hitting 'Pause' Is Responsible
Last updated 6/29/2020 at 11:38am
When Gov. Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that North Carolina would not proceed to Phase Three of reopening the state until at least July 17, political opportunists wasted no time in criticizing the decision.
Some Republicans claimed Cooper was trying to kill small businesses in the state while others, such as Michael Speciale, Rep. R.-Craven, said bars and gyms are no different than any other business.
Not only are these comments disingenuous and in some cases factually inaccurate, but they are politicizing a public health care crisis.
Last Wednesday, the same day Cooper made his announc...