Susan J. Demas: The Flint water crisis will cause pain for decades to come

The Flint water crisis is one of those stories that seems too terrible to be true. 

Journalists frequently hear from citizens who believe the government is actively doing harm to them.

Often, it's people expressing ideological and political differences, like complaining about taxes — which is their right. Sometimes folks launch into conspiracies, like chem trails, which I ignore.

But what happened in Flint is a textbook case of government literally hurting people.

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