“Therefore understand today that the Lord your God is He Who goes over before you as a consuming fire. He will destroy them and bring them down before you; so you shall drive them out and destroy them quickly, as the Lord has said to you.
A study released this week of all 50 governors that balances their health care and economic responses to the coronavirus pandemic gave Mississippi’s Tate Reeves a B. That grade from the conservative Committee to Unleash Prosperity seems about right to me.
Since COVID-19 forced a temporary recess in the legislative session, I have been video conferencing with Mississippi’s K-12 students. In one recent AP government class, a student asked: How many constitutional rights do we have to give up during a pandemic?
That’s a poignant question for any state leader.
On Monday I sat in the living room of a beautiful home in Bunker Hill. While the subject of the interview was a painful one, I still walked out of the house feeling good, not downhearted, all because while the words the dear woman I was interviewing was saying were one thing, what jumped out at me was something else: What a legacy!