February 27, 2016
This is the second state I’ve lived in where a legislator wanted the entire state to go to year-round Daylight Saving Time so he could have more time outdoors. In Louisiana the guy said it was because he wanted more time to go home and work on his garden. I don’t know what the Missouri guy’s deal is.
But they want to take the rest of us down with them. Never mind how dark it is when little kids go to school. You just go on about your business—which is supposed to be our business, but clearly isn't.
Here’s a thought: Since you have all this clout, why don’t you just go home from your jobs an hour early?