YOUR TURN: Shake the haters off, again - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

WMC-TV 5 V.P. & General Manager Lee Meredith

YOUR TURN: Shake the haters off, again

WMC-TV 5 V.P. & General Manager Lee Meredith WMC-TV 5 V.P. & General Manager Lee Meredith

"Shake the Haters Off"--  that was a slogan on some of Mayor Willie Herenton's campaign T-shirts in his last election. If the "Your Turn" mailbox is any indication, he's going to have shake them off again if he is serious about running for Congress. Jeff Whitlock is one of many who are against him.

In his words:

"Memphis has been battered by divisive politics for far too long, and as a lifelong Memphian, I am saddened and yet compelled to say that Willie Herenton has come to perfectly personify each and every fault our city has.  Where action is needed, he is inactive.  Where clarity, vision, and wisdom are imperative, he is elusive.  W.W. Herenton has been my mayor for my entire adult life, and for this 25-year-old Democrat, I simply cannot imagine the idea of having this man of inaction speak for me in our nation's capital.  In whatever way I can, I will oppose this."

That's Jeff Whitlock's turn. Now it's your turn. To comment on this segment or anything else, email yourturn@wmctv.com or call 800-465-1210.

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