Politicians not liking the press holding them accountable is nothing new. (Checks notes and remember the Fordice administration). But Governor Tate Reeves’ answer was just odd — and wrong. Yes, Taylor Vance does have the right to follow an elected official around asking questions. Mississippians have a right to know what the people who represent them are up to.

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.