I’m from Indiana, and the debate is still open as to where the term “Hoosier” comes from. No matter, since for more than a couple of decades we have lived in the “Show Me” state of Missouri, a mindset which suits me fairly well.
It’s not that I choose to be somewhat skeptical; it just comes naturally.
One of the other things that Missouri has going for its reputation is Harry S. Truman. This famous photograph is also something I can relate to:
That’s just one of many things I love about Harry. And I’m not even a Democrat.