Lawyers for six former Mississippi prisoners will try to convince a federal court that the state’s laws preventing some felons from regaining the right to vote are unfair and disproportionately hurt black people.
School choice advocates held a big rally Tuesday in Jackson, and Mississippi’s top elected officials were there to encourage them. It’s not too difficult, though, to be skeptical about the issue — because of the money involved.
By all accounts, Oprah Winfrey gave a wonderful speech Sunday night while accepting a life achievement honor at the Golden Globe Awards. It was so good that plenty of people think she should run for president in 2020.