This is What's the Matter With Kansas

John B. Judis for New Republic

Sam Brownback tried to create a conservative utopia.  He created a conservative hell instead.

Throughout its history, Kansas has birthed an extraordinary cast of political extremistsradicals who have won fervent followings and sometimes even national attention. But when those extremists have threatened to take over the state’s political system, they have inevitably been checked by Kansans’ deeply held preference for moderation in the governance of their state.

Read the entire article at New Republic.

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