Skip to comments.Gen. Richard Myers for Kansas Governor?
Posted on 09/01/2005 3:56:51 PM PDT by hinterlander
If a number of heavyweight Republicans have their way, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will be running for governor of Kansas next year. Gen. Richard B. Myers, whose four-year term as JCS chairman ends next month, is reportedly planning to settle in Kansas to teach at the university level. However, the Kansas State University graduate has begun to be boomed as the Republican opponent to Democratic Gov. Kathleen Sebelius in '06.
Although the general's political views (and even his party registration, if any) are unknown, sources in Kansas told HUMAN EVENTS that Republican Sen. Sam Brownback "thinks very highly" of Myers. The same sources say Brownback held a closed-door meeting with a group of nine major GOP donors at the Courtyard Marriott in Wichita on Monday, August 29th. Only weeks after Rep. Jerry Moran had stunned Sunflower State Republicans by opting for re-election instead of a long-anticipated challenge to Sebelius, the group at the Marriott reportedly tried to persuade . . .
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I'm not sure what you're disagreeing with. I said there's not been a regular Republican elected Governor in 41 years. Graves was unquestionably a RINO. Joan Finney was the last remotely Conservative Governor (she was actually a disgruntled Republican who switched parties when the establishment refused to endorse her run against the abortionist Dr. Bill Roy back in the early '70s). Mike Hayden WORKS under Gov. Sebelius, so we know where his loyalties are. Carlin was more a centrist 'Rat, and he beat the semi-RINO Bob Bennett (who won because of liberal voters in '74 over the Conservative DINO Attorney-General Vern Miller). It is remarkable that while we seem to have almost no problems at the Federal level (with the one notable exception of the 3rd-Dennis Moore seat), it's been a disaster where the Governorship is concerned.
They always get some of the credit.
I'm in leavenworth. We've got St.Marys college here. If you need anything just holler.
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