…the next U.S. attorney’s from Mississippi will come from the same ideology as Thompson- liberal. For more clarification, look at the agenda of Thompson, the NAACP, or the Legislative Black Caucus. Also, take a look at what Avant told Salter:
I think Congressman Thompson is looking for a more progressive government, particularly in terms of the federal judiciary as it relates to the federal district courts and the federal marshals.
And so is Barack Obama.
And here is what Jamie Franks told Brian Perry:
Franks said Republicans should remember that the Democrats won, and any federal judge nominees are not going to look like Northern District Court Judges Mike Mills or Sharion Aycock, but more like attorney Carlton Reeves.
And an underlying point is that the Democrats want to appoint a minority. Meaning, a woman and/ or an African-American. So far, the names mentioned have fit one or both of those descriptions and Patsy Brumfield’s column was plainly titled: Will Mississippi get its first female U.S. attorney?
Majority in MS