Monday, August 4, 2014
From the Kansas City Star:
The Republican primary for Kansas secretary of state is a wicked brew.
Ingredients include a dash of rocker Ted Nugent, a pinch of comic books, a helping of voting rights and a cup of name calling.
The race between Republican incumbent Kris Kobach (the anti-immigrant architect of Arizona's SB 1070 and Alabama's HB 56) and challenger Scott Morgan is boiling into a bitter campaign as the Aug. 5 primary nears.
Kobach labels Morgan — a former Lawrence school board member — as a Democrat in Republican’s clothing. He’s not-so-subtly hinted that Morgan should leave the Republican Party.
Morgan says the incumbent has turned the secretary of state’s office into a circus in pursuit of his own political agenda while drumming up media attention. He called Kobach a “partisan hack.” Read more...