Opinion: We live in the Great State of Mediocrity

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 21, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: May 21, 2021 4:00 AM CT
Dan Conaway
Daily Memphian

Dan Conaway

Dan Conaway is in a lifelong relationship with his city. They fight, but they get back together. His new book – “In a Colorful Place” – is a collection of his columns and the columns of Otis Sanford.

Tennessee ranked 29th in U.S. News & World Report’s Best States ranking for 2021. ‘Here’s the scientific explanation, and I’ll try to be brief: Our state legislature is mean-spirited, small-minded, short-sighted. And cheap.’


FedEx St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Brian Kelsey Gov. Bill Lee Tennessee General Assembly


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