As an American, I’ve been watching the chaos and violence at the U.S. Capitol and I’ve been sick. I’m team Constitution and today was just another step in the peaceful transfer of power — until it wasn’t.  I have faith our country and that our form of government will survive this. But for right now, all I can do is pray for our country and the safety of those who are sheltering in place in the U.S. Capitol as violence swirls around them.

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Marshall Ramsey, a nationally recognized editorial cartoonist, shares his cartoons and travels the state as Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large. He’s also host of a weekly statewide radio program and a television program on Mississippi Public Broadcasting and is the author of several books. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a 2019 recipient of the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award.