Is The Kansas City 2016 GOP Convention Bid An Irresponsible Pipe Dream?!?!
Kansas City Republican power broker Cathy Nugent and a few of her friends are diligently working to bring the RNC Convention to Kansas City for an EPIC 40 year anniversary of a historic GOP losing effort that meant a lot this town.
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Now . . . We have no doubt that the efforts of KC organizers are earnest and their hearts are pure.
However . . .
THE EFFORT TO BUILD A TAXPAYER SUBSIDIZED DOWNTOWN KANSAS CITY CONVENTION HOTEL HAS LATCHED ITSELF ON TO THE GOP BID!!!
And then . . .
RIGHT OUT OF THE GATE, IF KANSAS CITY GETS THE CONVENTION WE WOULD HAVE TO GIVE UP $60 MILLION!!!
And, real talk . . . I'm not sure how much revenue a bunch of escort chasing and fine dining Republicans are going to bring to places in Kansas City that need it most.
So, for the most part this effort is nice but Las Vegas seems a more appropriate spot for a GOP convention that's a big gamble with very low odds of a payoff.
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