Q: Who is one of your favorite Louisiana politicians from years gone by?One wonders how many politicians currently running for office support clemency for anyone, anywhere. But why do the media ask such threatening and generally unenlightening questions. If clemency is such a curiosity, why not ask, "Do you think the pardon power is necessary? What are the circumstances under which you think it should be employed?" See full exchange here.
A: Former Congressman Henson Moore of Baton Rouge, who, from 1975 to 1987, was only the second Republican to represent Louisiana in the U.S. House since Reconstruction.
Q: Would you be in favor of a pardon for former Gov. Edwin Edwards?
Monday, October 25, 2010
Jay Dardenne (R) is running for Lieutenant Governor of the State of Louisiana. He s currently serving as Secretary of State. In a recent interview with the Capitol Correspondent of HoumaToday.com this exchange occurred: