Strengthening Constitutional Self-Government

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Maynard Jackson

Maynard Jackson, Atlanta’s first black mayor, has died. This allows me to recycle one of columnist Lewis Grizzard’s great lines about Jackson, who was a very portly fellow. Grizzard wrote: "I won’t exactly call Jackson fat, but let’s just say that when he steps on a cigarette, that sucker’s out."

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