Sunday, January 2, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KC Star’s Daniel Desrochers: Josh Hawley and the art of the lie: Puffery, attacks and technical truth

KC Star’s Daniel Desrochers: How to spot liars like Josh Hawley: University of Texas at Austin rhetoric professor on why you should trust the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and subscribe to your local newspaper (avoid KC Star paywall by reading here)

KC Star’s Daniel Desrochers: Military studies political campaigns; Thoughts from Boston University professor (avoid KC Star paywall by reading here)

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske weekly schedule: Monday to feature liberal feminist novelist; Tuesday, Amtrak news; Thursday, an omicron anxiety update and a visit with attorney Al Watkins on the anniversary of the Jan. 6 Capitol “insurrection”

JCNT: 2022 General Assembly preview: Redistricting maps, supplemental budget are expected early priorities

SNL: Elections, abortion, schools, stimulus & more: 7 issues in Missouri politics to watch in 2022

SNL: New to Missouri’s Legislature? A primer on how the Show-Me State’s General Assembly works

SNL: Meet Springfield & Greene County’s state lawmakers

St. Louis Public Radio: Barnes-Jewish Hospital workers prepare for omicron surge, complain about the unvaccinated

P-D editorial: A look at the people and procedures guiding Post-Dispatch Editorial Board positions: Two sexagenarians, two white men in their 50s, two African-Americans and one anti-Trump “Republican”

P-D letter: Town and Country woman dismisses Post-Dispatch’s liberal bias, cheers Lee Enterprises in battle against Alden Global Capital

KC Star letters: Belton man notes Star’s anti-Hawley obsession; Kansas woman wants KC to lose World Cup bid because of Missouri’s treatment of minorities; Raymore septuagenarian opposes bill to tie welfare handouts to school attendance; Raytown nonagenarian wants Manchin-style Democrat to fill Blunt’s seat

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