Legislators Are Not Stupid People. So What’s Behind Their Stupid Behavior?
By Margaret Renkl
The New York Times, 18 March 2019

The 111th General Assembly of Tennessee convened on Jan. 8, and it will disperse on April 26, not a moment too soon. Already, its Republican supermajority has introduced bills that would further weaken lax gun laws, increase campaign-donation limits and undermine a progressive Nashville law passed by public referendum, among other assaults on democracy and good sense. (more….)