THE KANSAS CITY HOT LIST!!! BIG WINNERS EMERGE AFTER THE JJ'S BLAZE!!!
Like it or not, we live in a political context and that means there is an opportunity to capitalize on every newsworthy event.
To wit . . .
CHECK THIS QUICK LIST OF BIG WINNERS IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE JJ'S INFERNO!!!
More than anybody else . . .
MAYOR SLY WON BIG LAST NIGHT ON LOCAL AND NETWORK TELEVISION AT THE SCENE OF THE CATASTROPHIC EXPLOSION!!! HIS NAME ID AND POPULARITY EARNED AT LEAST ANOTHER 7 POINT BUMP . . . SO LOOK FORWARD TO MORE TAXES!!!
Credit where it's due . . . The Mayor did a nice job for all of Kansas City to see and this blaze easily buys a second term.
Almost as importantly . . .
KCFD WON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT PAY CUTS ANY TIME SOON AFTER THIS INFERNO SPARKED FIRE DANGER AWARENESS IN THE MIND OF VOTERS!!!
Fires are far less common nowadays but this dramatic event highlighted danger faced by KCFD in extraordinary circumstances . . . Sadly, a story lost in the mix is how nearby residents drove their neighbors to the hospital before emergency responders were on the scene. Still, KCFD deserves credit for their skill and professionalism handling this dangerous situation.
And then . . .
ONCE AGAIN THE PLAZA SECURES ITS PLACE AS KANSAS CITY'S #1 HOT SPOT!!!
Flash mobs, hobo beatings, horrible street performers and now earth shattering explosions remind Kansas City and the rest of the nation that The Country Club Plaza is the heart of Kansas City Proper.