Monday, May 25, 2015

Eichelberger: Gov. Phil Bryant has an "overly-simplistic view of the world"

 From the Cottonmouth Blog posted by Matt Eichelberger:

  • It takes a lot to get me blogging nowadays, but this did it. Last weekend, in the wake of the horrific and terrifying deaths of two Hattiesburg Police Department officers, Gov. Phil Bryant decided to weigh in on how society should view law enforcement officers. The entire op-ed is an embarrassment to our state for many reasons, but a major failing is in Gov. Bryant's overly-simplistic view of the world. To him, it's all Saturday morning spaghetti westerns, where the good guys are good and the bad guys are bad. Life simply doesn't afford anyone who's lived it the possibility to maintain such an illusion, unfortunately. And to be clear, Gov. Bryant doesn't believe that either. How could he in the wake of his appointees repeatedly heading off to the federal penitentiary? He's just writing that way because he thinks you think like that.  More HERE