I want Governor Tate Reeves to succeed. We’re in the middle of a medical disaster that features an awful virus that doesn’t care what political party you belong to. It doesn’t care who criticizes who. It doesn’t care what your base thinks. Recently the governor sent out a tweet where he said what is in the cartoon bubble. Haley Barbour didn’t ask for Katrina. But he rose to the occasion, used his connections and leadership ability to help the state recover and Mississippi was better off for it.

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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.