When I wrote about the night that a woman arose at a little church we were visiting in Highlands, NC, and proclaimed that her favorite hymn was also the favorite hymn of Southern humorist Lewis Grizzard, the mail poured in.
The little girl sat at the top of the hill, hands gripped tightly around the handlebars of the plastic tricycle.
She had been double-dog dared. She knew this challenge went beyond backyard politics. It was a full-on war that she was determined to win.
After Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves failed to get through the Senate a rewrite of Mississippi’s education funding formula, the pressure is on the term-limited incumbent with gubernatorial aspirations to get some signature proposal enacted this year.