Hennessy's View

Shane Schoeller Is The New MOGOP Executive Director And That’s Great News For Missouri Republicans

Shane Schoeller narrowly missed winning the job he and I wish he had: Missouri Secretary of State. Shane lost—along with every other non-incumbent Republican for a statewide office. [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“560”] Shane Schoeller becomes the new Missouri Republican Party Executive Director. Party Chairman Ed Martin made the announcement on February 28, 2013[/caption] The good news is that Missouri Republican Chairman, Ed Martin, has tapped Shane Schoeller as the party’s Executive Director. Read more →

A Party, Not a Club

Let’s face it: the Missouri GOP has become a club to advance the careers of a select few favorites. It is not a party to advance conservative principles. And that needs to change here and now. And that means some old names need to retire. Here’s just one example of the ideological impotence of the Missouri Republican Party: The St. Louis County Assessor. The GOP created the St. Louis County Assessor’s office because of corruption and incompetence in the political patronage version of the office under Democrats Buzz Westfall and Charlie Dooley. Read more →