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Sanford: Herenton’s refusal to debate is a ‘grievous error’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 29, 2019 6:22 AM CT | Published: August 29, 2019 4:00 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.

Willie Herenton still trails Mayor Jim Strickland in the mayor’s internal polls. A televised debate would be Herenton’s chance to convince skeptical voters that he’s still got it. 


Jerry Lawler Jim Strickland Joe Ford Tami Sawyer Willie Herenton

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