Mark Green is the leader we need in Congress | Opinion

Recently, as I was watching the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation process, I was horrified by the attacks on both his character and his family.

I worried whether attacks like these would prevent good and well-qualified men and women from stepping forward to serve.

If someone with a stellar set of credentials like Brett Kavanaugh can be dragged through the mud, who will dare step up to the plate in the future? The opposing party’s deep desire for power makes them willing to destroy a person’s name and reputation.

If we are not careful, we will end up with candidates who have don’t mind sacrificing their integrity to achieve their goals.

Thankfully, here in the 7th district, we have Tennessee State Senator Mark Green who willingly endured that trial by fire -- being attacked viciously by fake news -- and yet, still raises his hand to serve. And why is he willing to take all this on?

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