How the Mississippi media treated the too-close-to-call Senate race

The Mississippi Senate primary between Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel on Tuesday night was one for the ages -- with just 987 votes separating the two men and a runoff looming in three weeks time.

So, how did the Mississippi media treat one of the great primaries the Magnolia State has ever seen?  Thanks to the Newseum and its amazing daily showcase of front pages from around the country, we can see.

Here's the Jackson Clarion-Ledger:

Clarion Ledger

And here's the Biloxi Sun-Herald:

Biloxi sun

And, finally, our personal favorite, the Mississippi Press:

Mississippi Press

 

That's an "old crab" in the upper left hand corner; and, he (or she) is saying: "All of these primary election races have my dadburn head spinning right now!"

Amazing.

Chris Cillizza writes “The Fix,” a politics blog for the Washington Post. He also covers the White House.
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