Kansas lawmaker: I'd give to North Korea before public radio
September 8, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A conservative Kansas legislator says he would give money to North Korea before he'd support Kansas Public Radio.
The Lawrence Journal-World reported that Republican Rep. J.R. Claeys of Salina expressed disdain for public radio Wednesday in a tweet responding to a fundraising tweet by KPR Statehouse reporter Stephen Koranda.
Claeys tweeted that he'd sooner give to "DPRK News" because its propaganda is "under duress." DRPK is the acronym for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or North Korea.
Asked about the tweet, Claeys questioned in a message why anyone would...