Cottonmouth claims YP won’t run article we were happy to post

As we noted the other day, two radical Republicans have started a website entitled “Fire McCoy.” Their goal is to get rid of “liberal” Mississippi House Speaker Billy McCoy and the “liberal band” of legislators who voted for him. Well, aside from threatening members of their own Republican party, the “Fire McCoy” folks are trying to fool Mississippians into thinking of Speaker McCoy as “Mississippi’s Nancy Pelosi.” (They aren’t the first to try to dupe the voters on Speaker McCoy. See state-funded SuperTalk radio in 2007.)

In an article you won’t find linked by Majority in Mississippi Georgia or Yallpolitics.com, soon-to-be-former Clarion-Ledger opinion writer Sid Salter came to McCoy’s defense and took the bark off of the “Fire McCoy” folks. Here are some excerpts:

2/22/11