Musgrove blasts GOP leaders at convention

If you had any questions about the political makeup of the 150-plus folks gathered Saturday at Lowery Woodall Auditorium, the applause they gave former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove as he blasted Republican leadership was a pretty good clue.

“Nine years of leadership under the Republicans have netted us this,” began the Democrat, who served as governor from 2000-2004, before offering his list of dubious achievements:

Dead last in the nation in health, infant mortality and K-12 achievement, along with 9 percent unemployment and skyrocketing college tuition.

Hattiesburg American