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Ride ’em, cowboy!

The Economist: The bruising sport of rodeo holds lessons for America’s conservatives


"On duty as Miss Rodeo America, Katherine Merck rides round the arena in sequinned white boots, an embroidered blue shirt and red cowboy hat. But she must also work, herding steers after roping events. She thinks it matters that cowboys pay their own entry fees for each event ($250 is typical) and mostly walk away with nothing: it makes for “less of an entitlement culture.”..."

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Katherine Merck

An advocate of the Western way of life and agricultural industry in all aspects of her life, Katherine Merck is a lawyer, entrepreneur, and cowgirl who is dedicated to uplifting others through her motto, Kindness Matters. 

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