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So they said


▪  “Congrats, Alex Gordon! With your new contract, you’ll save about $1.8M/year in taxes just by living in KS instead of CA.” – Gov. Sam Brownback, tweeting about Gordon’s four-year deal with the Kansas City Royals

▪  “@govsambrownback bragging about huge tax loophole for multimillionaire baseball players while middle-class Kansans pay more.” – Rep. Jim Ward, D-Wichita, in a tweeted response

▪  “So how does a player who lives in Nebraska and plays baseball in Missouri save that kinda money?” and “Please fund Kansas schools, so our gov can learn geography!” – among other Twitter users’ answers to Brownback

▪  “Everybody wants to be offended.” – Rep. John Bradford, R-Lansing, speaking to WIBW Radio about a “humorous” post he shared on Facebook depicting a mustachioed man in a sombrero and a deformed image of President Obama