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Quote of the Day: “The Stench of Power Play Politics”

July 13th, 2009 by MarkTwain · No Comments

 Editorial cartoons by Bryan Stalder

Missouri Matters Poll: Should Gov. Nixon withhold funding for the Tour of Missouri Bike race?

KY3’s David Cantanese gave Gov. Nixon a well deserved grade of  “D” after Nixon’s rank partisan performance last week concerning the Tour of Missouri bike race. The Governor and his staff’s amateur hour performances were compounded by FiredUp Missouri’s futile posts to cover for their boy. What IDIOTS!

“This has all also provided a political win-win for rival Kinder: Fight for the tour and lose, and you can blame the Governor; Fight and “convince” the Governor to keep the race, you’re the savior. The stench of power play politics also lingers over Nixon’s recent appointment of former state Democratic Party chair John Temporiti to the embattled Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC). At a time when it faces an FBI investigation and a stinging audit by Democrat Susan Montee with suggestions of political favoritism, Nixon tapped a top political ally to sit on a board widely viewed as overridden by politics.” Read more…

Related:

Surprise, Surprise, Surprise! Nixon Pays Back Top Democrat Official with High Level Appointment

Exploits of a Suck-Ass Bike Racer: Save the Tour of Missouri and my week on the bike

Hatebusters: Letter to Governor Nixon

MayorSlay.com: Tour of Missouri

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