So they said

“I don’t often go to ribbon cuttings, but I’d go to that one.” – Rep. Mike Pompeo (in photo), R-Wichita, on the idea of Boeing reversing itself and keeping the Air Force One work in Wichita

“Communities don’t have health problems. Individuals do.” – Sedgwick County Commissioner Richard Ranzau, likening water fluoridation to collectivism and communitarianism

“If they reimbursed you for pain and suffering, they would be paying quite a bit more.” – Harvey County Commissioner Marge Roberson, in the Newton Kansan, about a $4,558.50 check from the state to help with overtime costs for the computer switch and resulting long lines for tags and driver’s licenses

“I was against a young man who I considered a friend.… He was asked to run by Sam Brownback. And will be a puppet of Sam Brownback.” – Sen. Jean Schodorf, R-Wichita, in a Financial Times article headlined “Moderates lick wounds in ‘bleeding Kansas’”