MOHELA monster attacks lawmakers

by J Scott Christianson, Columbia Daily Tribune Columnist

The great MOHELA monster has finally emerged from its den in the Missouri Senate and has lumbered over to the House of Representatives. Soon it might be released into the wilds of Missouri’s higher education system.

For months this creature has been growing, mutating, and, dare I say it, evolving in the Senate. What started out as an idea to generate pork that could be handed out to higher education has turned into an ugly, slimy monstrosity that only a governor could love. This bill is no…