I have in-laws in Brooklyn. I love going to visit. In my travels I have met a friend of the family there on the street. She’s great. Yet every time I see her, every time, she wistfully asks me if the cost of living in North Carolina is as low as she hears it to be.
I always say yes.
Finally, one time I just couldn’t control myself. See, the friend is a full on democrat. So, as I answered in the affirmative, I added on. I said, “The reason we enjoy such quality of life is that we don’t vote democrat. We don’t impose expensive taxes and regulations, fees and zoning laws. We are freer than you are.”
Enter Gloria Alverez: