Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: Do national comedians’ jabs do serious damage to Kansas’s reputation?

Jay Senter - March 23, 2016 6:00 am
Seth Meyers on Monday's "Late Night."
Seth Meyers on Monday’s “Late Night.”

Kansas officials who may have been heartened by frequent tormentor Jon Stewart’s departure from the fake news desk last year likely felt a familiar pit in their stomachs Monday as “Late Night” host Seth Meyers subjected the effects of the conservative government’s tax cutting plan to comedic scrutiny. You can take a look here:

A similar send up of the state by Stewart in 2015 prompted NEJC Rep. Stephanie Clayton to issue a warning that becoming the butt of national jokes had serious economic implications for the state.

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Do you think people are less likely to move to Kansas or relocate business operations here as a result of such attention from national comedians?

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