a) Gov. Bryant recently stated that "we must lower prison costs in MS." Ok. Republicans are all for limited government, and imprisoning people is a big (private) industry here.
b) Federal grade marijuana is grown in MS (!).
c) We're an agricultural state whose last position as one of the wealthiest in the Union was antebellum ("King Cotton").
d) We eventually succumbed to legalized gambling because of the profits (to go toward education, but, of course, never did because of corruption, but hey, we're used to that.
I give it 2 years at best!