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The Main Street Moment: Fighting Back to Save the American Dream by Lee Saunders, Gerald McEntee

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CHAPTER TEN

The Buckeye Barrage

LEE EICHER is a meat inspector. Her job as a compliance officer is to go into local stockyards and meat processing plants to make sure the animals are healthy, that they are handled and slaughtered humanely, that the facilities are sanitary, and that regulations are being followed. She inspects everything from beef and chicken to venison and buffalo. She is methodical and thorough and she keeps us safe. That’s an important responsibility.

But Ohio’s Governor Kasich says he wants to run government, including Eicher’s job, like a business.

“How can you run meat inspection like a business?” she wonders. “What revenue is there? It’s like being a sheriff’s deputy, or the state patrol.”

Eicher is a member of the Ohio ...

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