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Monday, November 18, 2013

This is the end

I was in the area when I heard on the radio that the Janklow paintings had been unveiled at the Capitol. I drove to the intersection of Moody Co. roads 13 & 14, and shot these photos. I think any one is a better portrait of the late political animal than are either of the paintings now hanging in the Capitol.

(above) Southerly view at the intersection. Randy Scott was approaching on the road from the left. This was Janklow's last second in politics, his last view before he ran the stopsign just out of the picture to the right (you can see the back of the stopsign across the intersection). Less than a second later, Bill Janklow's political future was as bleak as the road to the horizon, but without as much promise.

Monuments at the site.