Only In America
Quoth State Sen. Jon Dolan:
"She's a hottie, and she's a smarty," so Miss USA 2004 Shandi Finnessey gets her name on the Welcome to Missouri signs...
I'm not sure what's worse: this, or the renaming of I-70 in St Louis City to "Mark McGwire Highway" sponsored by John Scott in 1999.
In 20 years, will anybody remember why?
Of course, the same could probably be said about the 1960s controversy over the Poplar Street Bridge naming. St. Louis City called it the Bernard F. Dickmann, East St. Louis called it the Adlai Stevenson.