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Good Call

After rave mainstream media reviews following the president’s visit, David Forbes of the Mountain Xpress would like to call attention to the other side of Asheville. Contrasting low wages and high rents to the glamorous economic conditions multiplied by government job creation, Forbes suggest the reporters visit one of the public housing projects. I would go one step further and invite them to see the worse housing conditions of the working, tax-paying poor. Nuff said.

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