Sunday, September 28, 2014
Dion Lefler: "PERRY PRAISES BROWNBACK FOR MAKING KANSAS A 'POWERFUL ECONOMIC ENGINE'" @ Wichita Eagle
[Excerpt] ... Perry, who is retiring from office, said he thinks the next Texas governor will fish for jobs in Kansas if Davis, who is leading Brownback in multiple polls, wins the Kansas governorship.
“I will suggest that the most important thing that government does, and it’s what he’s done, is what those others (Davis supporters) would criticize him about, because he understood you cannot tax and spend yourself to prosperity. … It’s in his heart, and he understands that.”
The Davis supporters who gathered outside Brownback’s fundraiser said the governor has been a disaster for the state.
Most wore red T-shirts, signifying public school teachers and their supporters, or yellow shirts, representing members of Women for Kansas.
Suzanne Koch, a retired librarian for Wichita Southeast High School, said she came to the rally to support the teachers.
“I don’t like people who don’t support public education,” Koch said. “He (Brownback) goes on TV and says, ‘I funded education to this amount’ – because the (Supreme) court made him do it.”
Others questioned why Brownback would bring Perry to Kansas to campaign for him given that Perry is under indictment on abuse-of-power charges in his home state. ... [End of Excerpt]
Read the complete article by Dion Lefler at the Wichita Eagle.