Tennessee Repeals Local Police Reform

Was the repeal Republican paternalism?

Jpharoahdoss
4 min readApr 12, 2024

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George Lakoff’s book, Moral Politics: How Liberals and Conservatives Think, makes a distinction between left and right through parenting approaches. He modeled the left after a nurturing parent and the right after a strict parent. A nurturing parent overprotects to prevent undesirable outcomes, while a strict parent prepares for them…

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Jpharoahdoss

J. Pharoah Doss is a columnist for the New Pittsburgh Courier.