"With the State of the State speech delivered, I reckoned that your ol’ hillbilly pal would sit down here at the farm and give you a few observations on the first few days of session."
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Scott Faughn is the publisher of The Missouri Times, owner of the Clayton Times in Clayton, Mo; SEMO Times in Poplar Bluff, Mo.; and host of the only statewide political television show, This Week in Missouri Politics.
"If you want a local mandate or mask order or 'can’t leave your house' order, then go talk to your county commissioners and try and get you one."
"The huge wins for Republicans on election night was as much a victory for the brand as anything."
Nov. 3, 2020 was an amazing night for Missouri Republicans. It's the kind of night that is about more than one candidate or one issue; it was the kind of night that speaks to the dominance of a brand.
In all walks of life, 2020 has been an unpredictable year, so if there was ever a year that could bring surprises, then this would be it, but here are some races of note.
Well, this weekend, while doing some work on the farm I had the chance to listen to the gubernatorial debate between Mike Parson and Nicole Galloway and a couple of other very nice gentlemen.
"It’s very dark and convoluted logic to somehow think you’re right because a virus that has infected millions of people was also contracted by the governor and that somehow validates your politics."
Like any breakdown of a large magnitude, there is a long story of how it happened.
When Gov. Parson called a special session to focus on murders in St. Louis there was an instant push back from elected Democrats.
Here's a look at the top 10 competitive Senate races ahead of the August primary.