So they said

bbackmug“In my 2014 State of the State address which began this legislative session I asked what kind of state we would leave to our 3 millionth Kansan. I believe, through the hard work of this Legislature, we have met our commitment to leave her a state with a growing economy, responsible state government and a world-class education.” – Gov. Sam Brownback (in photo), in a session-ending statement

“Kansas is so red that Attila the Hun ought to be able to win an election in Kansas if he only had an ‘R’ listed after his name on the ballot.” – MSNBC host Rachel Maddow last week, noting Brownback’s surprisingly low approval ratings going into his re-election bid

“That’s just further evidence of the kind of dark money campaigning that goes on in Kansas politics these days.” – Rep. Don Hineman, R-Dighton, on a mailer opposing renewable energy standards