Sanford: Alexander served with honor, earning the right to step aside

Plenty of Senator-want-to-be’s will jockey to fill seat vacated by veteran lawmaker

By , Daily Memphian Published: December 25, 2018 12:49 AM CT
Otis Sanford
Daily Memphian

Otis Sanford

Otis Sanford holds the Hardin Chair of Excellence in Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Memphis and is the political analyst and commentator for WATN Local 24. Contact him at 901-678-3669 or at Follow him on Twitter @otissanford.

The statement contained a total of 102 words. But for a man who has served his state and country as long as Lamar Alexander has, it was remarkable for its brevity.


Governor Lamar Alexander President George H.W. Bush U.S. Senate University of Tennessee


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