Those who decry the partisanship, divisiveness and lack of action in Washington, D.C., should take solace in the Missouri Legislature’s special session.
It’s possible to be equally ineffective when one party controls the levers of power and people generally get along. All you need to know about this state’s special legislative session, which seemed as long, meandering and forgettable as the Tour de France, was that it prompted this quote from a governor who’s seeking re-election and needs something to run on:
“You’re not going to hit a home run every time in this building.”
Missouri spent $200,000 on a