Calling It 'Common Sense,' a Second Candidate for Mississippi Governor Says He Won’t Meet Alone With Women

July 17, 2019 AT 8:10 AM

A second gubernatorial candidate in Mississippi has stated he will not be alone with a woman who is not his wife, arguing that “appearances are important.”

Former state Supreme Court chief justice Bill Waller Jr. told Mississippi Today, “I just think it’s common sense.”

“I just think in this day and time, appearances are important and transparency’s important, and people need to have the comfort of what’s going on in government between employees and people,” Waller told the publication Monday.

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