Marsha Blackburn Is A Bad Choice For U.S. Senate

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
I agree with you, Roy Exum, but for another reason.  One only has to have spent considerable time listening to both Blackburn and Black as guests on any news channel as well as displaying their talents on the floor of the House of Representatives to understand Tennessee ignorance as reflected in the public education program administered by the government.

As I indicated in a piece published here some time ago, if Bob Corker's name is not on the ballot when I go to vote in 2018 (he since has said he will not run again), I shall be writing it in.
 I have not changed my mind.  He is our only hope so far to hold on to our exceptional position of leadership in the Senate at this critical juncture in this country's place in the world.  We and the Republican Party need all the help we can get with the turmoil in Washington instigated by the President and his cronies.

Charlotte Parton
Chattanooga


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