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September 30, 2012 12:00 AM

Michael A. Smith: Racing to bottom

Just off Wornall Road in south Kansas City, Mo., a painting of Gov. Sam Brownback greets commuters. From his truck-mounted billboard, Brownback’s caricature shouts a cheery “thanks!” to Missouri’s people as he drives his own cartoon truck labeled “jobs” from a decaying Missouri into a glittering land of Oz: Kansas.

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