Mississippi's Musical Cabinet

Hail to the chief--er, secretary of state. In September, the Mississippi Blues Commission announced that it had selected late blues legend B.B. King as Mississippi's "secretary of state of the blues." Here are a few more Mississippi musicians that should take on political positions without the political responsibilities.

Muddy Waters, director of water-treatment systems

Jimmy Buffett, director of Alcohol Beverage Control division

Howlin' Wolf, animal-control unit manager

Faith Hill, secretary of religious elevated landforms

Elvis Presley, Mississippi Department of Corrections dance instructor

Lance Bass, fish hatchery program coordinator

Cassandra Wilson, international jazz ambassador

David Banner, PR director of the state hip-hop trail

Kudzu Kings, secretaries of annoying agriculture


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