Opinion

Dak gets it right

I f Dak Prescott didn’t win himself a permanent spot in Mississippi’s collective heart with his All-American performance at Mississippi State, he’s done it with his response to the NFL national anthem protests.








McCain didn’t fit anyone’s mold

J ohn McCain didn’t give himself the label “maverick,” but it was one that stuck with him for decades because it fit so well.

The longtime Republican senator from Arizona and former presidential nominee, who died Saturday just short of his 82nd birthday, bedeviled his own party many times during his 35 years in Congress.






Judges need help against bias

I t will be no surprise if a legislatively appointed task force finds that poor or black defendants in Mississippi draw harsher sentences than wealthier or white ones.

If that were not the case, Mississippi would be about the only place in the country that could truthfully claim it has a uniform justice system.


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