Another Republican man running for governor of Mississippi has said that he refuses to be alone in a room with a woman who is not his wife.
Former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Bill Waller Jr. on Monday that he abides by the “Billy Graham rule” because 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, 67, said.
The phenomenon is named after the American evangelist who refused to be alone with any woman who was not his wife in order to avoid sexual temptation. The rule, which Vice President famously said , applies