Attacks Can't Disguise or Disgrace the Facts
Midkiff, Ken, Columbia Daily Tribune (Columbia, MO)
Answering the critics
Missouri Farm Bureau Federation officials - from top to bottom - have taken considerable exception to my piece disagreeing with their policies. They mostly attacked me, rather than going after anything I wrote. Their mantra appears to be "If you don't like the message, kill the messenger."
Charlie Kruse, the Farm Bureau's top official in Missouri, accuses me of recycling my columns. When the Farm Bureau stops recycling its positions, I'll stop criticizing them. Neither, however, is likely to happen.
I suppose Kruse has a point that the policies of the Missouri Farm Bureau come from the grass roots. When national Farm Bureau staffers …
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Publication information: Article title: Attacks Can't Disguise or Disgrace the Facts. Contributors: Midkiff, Ken - Author. Newspaper title: Columbia Daily Tribune (Columbia, MO). Publication date: November 9, 2007. Page number: Not available. © 2007 Columbia Daily Tribune. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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