Party Purity 

Shelby’s Democrats have adopted a rigid standard for party loyalty. Can they stick to it?

The most surprising aspect of last week's decision by the Shelby County Democratic Executive Committee to censure several party officials for "disloyalty," i.e., siding with Republicans in electoral situations, was the unanimity of the committee's vote. Not a peep of dissent was…

full article »

Comments (5)

Showing 1-5 of 5

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-5 of 5

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT

Readers also liked…

  • Election 2015: The Mike Williams Factor

    Some think three’s already a crowd in the mayor’s race, but a fourth candidate insists there’s room for more.
    • Sep 3, 2015
  • Filling the Space

    For all the in-fighting, we’re all looking for the same thing, and sometimes we can realize it.
    • Jul 14, 2016
  • Wellspring Politics in Memphis

    With a crucial deadline approaching next week, the local “Protect the Aquifier” movement picks up steam.
    • Nov 24, 2016

From the Archives

  • Sore at the Core

    Dolores Gresham, state Senate education chair, gets an earful of discontent from both the left and right about proposed new educational standards.
    • Feb 20, 2014
  • Redirecting the Mainstream

    A large TEP-fundraiser crowd — including numerous candidates — confirmed the emergence of gays as a political force.
    • Feb 27, 2014
  • More »

More by Jackson Baker

Most Commented On

  • Cohen Won't Attend Trump Inauguration

    Makes announcement at MLK commemoration at Mason Temple, tells Flyer that President-elect's insulting tweets about civil rights icon John Lewis were "the straw that broke the camel's back."
    • Jan 16, 2017
  • Herenton and Cohen: Still at It

    The former mayor and current congressman make waves for the new year.
    • Jan 5, 2017
  • More »

Top Viewed Stories

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation