Guest column

Opinion: DeBerry’s ouster proves Democrats are party of intolerance

By , Guest Columnist Updated: July 15, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: July 15, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Guest Columnist

Mike Sparks

Republican state Rep. Mike Sparks of Smyrna represents the 49th House District, which includes part of Rutherford County. He serves as chairman of the consumer subcommittee. 

I will argue that state Rep. John DeBerry has more influence than the entire Tennessee Democratic Party combined. The completely absurd effort to remove him from the ballot is the equivalent of taking Peyton Manning off the field during the Super Bowl.


Rep. Joe Towns Rep. John DeBerry Rep. Karen Camper Tennessee Democrats Tennessee Democratic Executive Committee


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