Mississippi is beginning the process of selecting someone to represent us in the United States Senate. Over the past 36 years Thad Cochran has been selected by the people of Mississippi to be one of our spokesmen in Washington, D.C. As we consider whether we should allow him to continue representing us we should look back and assess the job he’s done.
Politicians say a lot. They love to speak and are generally very good at saying things their audience likes to hear. But if we really want to assess the job Thad Cochran has done we should look at how he has voted. Often we find politicians say one thing but vote in an entirely different direction.
In the late 1990s the idea of gun safety locks became a popular idea. Politicians, both Republican and Democrat, supported laws that required gun safety locks, and many states…
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