The Mississippi GOP primary in Two Sentences

With apologies to all of those pundits who are pretending Thad Cochran’s victory was all about “reaching across the aisle” or “crossing the racial divide” let me sum up what that primary says in one sentence.

The GOP primary tells us that while you can no longer buy and sell black men & women in the United States in general or the State of Mississippi in particular, but in Mississippi, if you spread enough green to black leaders, you can rent them for an election.