In 1972, a young, bright and energetic state auditor named Kit Bond ran successfully against Democratic Gov. Warren Hearnes to become the first Republican governor in 40 years. It was a stunning achievement, with Bond garnering a 55-45 percent victory margin thanks to a "Bondwagon" campaign promising to end a legacy of corrupt one-party rule by Hearnes and decades of predecessors.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Show-Me Kit Bond Legacy Powering Missouri Democratic Party Comeback?!?!
We've developing a pragmatic theme for today and possibly a hint that the electorate might not care as much about party loyalty as pundit hacks have led us to believe . . . Take a look: