Barbara Shelly

August 7, 2014 4:49 PM

Missouri and Kansas politicians support the right to pander and to blame President Obama

Many St. Louis residents were taken aback Monday to pick up their phones and hear the sonorous voice of their mayor, Francis Slay, urging them to vote in favor of Amendment 1 on the Missouri ballot. Wait a minute. The mayor of St. Louis endorsing the so-called right to farm amendment? Yes, and he wasn’t the only prominent Missouri Democrat to support the controversial measure.

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