The postmortem on the primary election in Kansas is still going on. How did moderates oust so many incumbent conservatives?
One big reason is the unexpected emergence of a couple of grassroots education groups in Johnson County, especially one that sprang up just a few months ago.
On primary election night, Johnson County Republicans were gathered at the Marriott, their traditional place.
One by one, moderates picked off conservative seats in the Kansas House and Senate.
And in one corner, a group of moms was a little giddy.