That enforcer made his announcement just hours after the euthanasia of Governor Brownbackâ€™s â€œKansas Experimentâ€ by the state legislature. Secretary of State, Kris Kobach, stepping over the corpse of Brownbackâ€™s political career, took to the stage and announced that he would be starting his campaign for Kansasâ€™ highest office.
The Kansas Experiment, as coined by many, was a failed low-to-no business tax trickle down economics test that didnâ€™t just not work, it nearly took the state’s economy with it. Brownback, who got advice from the same right wing economists as Trump, in 2015 had â€œ$44.5 million cut from public educationâ€ according to Vox.com.
Kansas is, of course home to three things: yellow brick roads, the Koch Brothers and voter suppression laws. Here’s a reminder of who Kris Kobach â€” a.k.a. “The Wizard of Crosscheck” â€” is:
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