Quips by Jack Stapleton, Jr.
*A skillful legislator is one who publicly supports campaign fund limits and privately schedules several $1,000-per-plate dinners before a vote on the measure is taken.
*Sometimes the state doesn’t take advantage of opportunities, such as the failure of Missouri to locate an auto shock factory to meet the demand from our bumpy highways.
*Irony runs deep in Missouri politics. For example, legislators bemoan the lack