Cindy Hyde-Smith attended 'segregation academy' to avoid newly integrated schools

The Jackson Free Press has published a blockbuster story about the Republicans’ too-racist-even-for-Mississippi Senate candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith. Seems she comes by her antebellum attitudes about race at least in part via her secondary-school education. The paper reports that Hyde-Smith attended a “segregation academy” whose primary purpose was to allow students to avoid mingling with African-Americans….

GOP's Mississippi Senate candidate is in real trouble

Good thing the GOP has deep pockets—they need them. Say what you will about Democrats, but they at least tend not to run morons in deep blue states to make those races needlessly competitive. Yet the Mississippi GOP candidate, Cindy Hyde-Smith, is angling for a repeat of last year’s embarrassing defeat in a neighboring deep red state. There are…

Cindy Hyde-Smith: The Bob Uecker of lynchings

AUTHOR’S NOTE #1: This story does not make or imply any endorsement by Bob Uecker, the Milwaukee Brewers, Major League Baseball, or the Miller Brewing Company, and is reflective of the opinions of the author of this story and no other individual or organization. Many people who are older than me will remember when legendary…