By @BGinKC

As you know if you read Jerry’s previous post and watched the video, Claire McCaskill was in Kansas City yesterday to open her campaign office for the upcoming election. After she addressed the crowd — at least 200 people, maybe more, gave up part of a glorious Saturday to come celebrate the opening with her.

After she addressed the crowd and thanked her supporters for their help and dedication, she made time to talk to some members of the press and we made the cut. I asked her a complex question about military contractors mercenaries and the fact that they create at least as many problems as they solve: