BOBBY HARRISON: State’s conservatism nothing new

While Republicans have been in charge for multiple years, the truth is that a particular political philosophy has dominated Mississippi politics for much longer.

Whether the politicians calling the shots in Mississippi had an R or a D associated with their name might have changed, but what is not different is the conservative philosophy of the people in charge of the apparatus of state government.

Conservatism is the controlling philosophy now. It was 100 years ago and was nearly every decade since then.

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