GOV. SAM BROWNBACK SUFFERS A POLITICAL BROWNOUT
Just how deep of a hole does Kansas’ Governor, Sam Brownback find himself in?
It’s that bad for Brownback.
Sunday brought the news that the FBI was investigating some of the Republican’s closest political confidants. Investigators want to know if pressure was applied to ensure that those top advisers received lucrative lobbying contracts.
That David Kensinger, Brownback’s right-hand man for so many years and the architect of conservative dominance in the state, appears to be a focus is simply devastating for the governor.
On Thursday, Moody’s announced it was downgrading the state’s bond rating. The reason was the state’s sluggish economic recovery compared with other states. One result of that sluggishness is plummeting state revenue that fell an astonishing…
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