More on the Cohen Matter
An anniversary note, a reprise of a column, a new link, and an unexpected hat tip.
July 26, 2013 at 1:11AM
It needs to be noted that 9th District congressman Steve Cohen has every right to change the subject and is trying to, by peppering his email list, as always, with news of federal grants to his district, stands he's taking on topical issues, and pending congressional business bearing directly on his constituents.
The latest press release he's sent out notes that next Monday will be the “the 5th anniversary of the passage in this House of the first and only apology for slavery and Jim Crow laws in this nation’s history” — a reminder of what indeed is one of the signal achievements of the four-term Memphis Democrat, that measure's proud sponsor. (Has it really been five years??!)