In case you missed it, and <a href=”http://popwatch.ew.com/popwatch/2009/01/miss-america-do.html”>chances are you did</a>, Indiana is now home to Miss America, ending our embarrassing 77-year drought. Now I no longer have to hang my head when I return to Kansas City and hear from friends who live both in Kansas and Missouri, “What kind of state can’t even claim a Miss America title?”
We’re off the shnide. Suck it, <a href=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Miss_America_winners_by_state”>Iowa</a>.
And, more importantly, my daughters finally have a real role model to pattern their lives after.