The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, 9/14/7

Republican challenger Al Hopkins of Gulfport says he is more qualified for the office of Mississippi attorney general than is Democratic incumbent Jim Hood.

“I am convinced the people of Mississippi want someone with experience in this job,” Hopkins told the Daily Journal editorial board Thursday. “It is a very big job. It’s the top law enforcement job in Mississippi…

“It is not only a prosecutorial office. It is an agency that has impact throughout state government. I come to the office with that kind of experience.”