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Opinion: GOP in ‘civil war’ over masks

By , Guest Columnist Updated: July 28, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: July 28, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves expresses his concern over the improper way some people wear their face masks as he speaks of the growing number of people testing positive with coronavirus statewide during a press briefing on July 20 in Jackson.</strong> (Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press file)

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves expresses his concern over the improper way some people wear their face masks as he speaks of the growing number of people testing positive with coronavirus statewide during a press briefing on July 20 in Jackson. (Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press file)

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Robert Lee Long

Robert Lee Long is a retired newspaper editor and a contributing columnist for The Daily Memphian. He is also a historian and theologian and formerly served as a radio correspondent for Mississippi Public Broadcasting.

Masks don’t conceal identities – they reveal them, identifying the wearers during this pandemic as caring, compassionate, intelligent folk.

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Tate Reeves Donald Trump Asa Hutchinson

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