Mississippi's ugly past casts long shadow on Senate election
28 November, 2018, 03:32 | Author: Donnie King
Two nooses were found hanging outside the Mississippi State Capitol on Monday alongside signs decrying the state's history of lynching, state police said.
Critics said Hyde-Smith's comments and Confederate regalia showed callous indifference in a state with a 38 percent black population, and some corporate donors, including Walmart, requested refunds on their campaign contributions to her. "On Tuesday, you can reject Espy's liberal policies by voting for Cindy Hyde-Smith - the Republican who stands strong for our conservative values", her campaign said Monday a statement. Tuesday's victor will serve the last two years of Cochran's six-year term.
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The Mississippi Department of Public Safety, which is investigating the incident, said the items were placed there early Monday morning.
Kathryn Rhea said she was a Trump fan, but "more fan of the office". Then came her remarks that she'd be willing to take a front seat at a "public hanging", drawing charges of racism as she faces a black opponent in a state with an ugly history of lynchings. She said the hanging remark was an "exaggerated expression of regard" for the supporter and apologized "to anyone that was offended", adding that there was "no ill will, no intent whatsoever" in her remarks. It says MS had 581 during that time, the highest number of any state. "I always considered that a great compliment". Thad Cochran's six-year term.
MS voters are deciding a racially charged Senate election that has dredged up the Deep South state's ugly past.
Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy attends an event in Jackson, Miss., Feb. 23, 2018. Two nooses were found dangling over a tree branch and above a smattering of hateful signs.
For the past couple of days we've been talking about how Major League Baseball's PAC made a maximum donation to the campaign of U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith.
"I put my reputation on the line, went through a trial, went through 70 witnesses against me, went through the special prosecutor who spent $26 million against me and I was found not guilty".
Trump stopped his speech for Hyde-Smith to address the crowd in Tupelo and Biloxi. His campaign spokesman, Danny Blanton, said Hyde-Smith's "toxic comments are scaring away the kind of investments our state needs to move forward" and costing MS jobs.
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