KANSAS CITY REALITY CHECK: OHIO MAKES MORE SENSE FOR GOP 2015 CONVENTION!!!
Take a look at Kansas City coming in a distant second place to another, more important part of flyover country . . .
Huff Post: Ohio's Major Cities Making Big Play For 2016 Political Conventions
More importantly . . .
A KANSAS CITY INSIDER OFFERS A QUICK FACT CHECK FOR OUR LOCAL ELECTED LEADERS!!!
Here's the money quote:
"A little New Year's present for Sly and the CVA. Ohio is more important than KS and MO."
Even worse . . .
TKC EXCLUSIVE: KANSAS CITY'S CONVENTION BID IS BASICALLY KAPUT AMID TRAGIC INFIGHTING BETWIXT LOCAL REPUBLICAN POWER BROKERS AS GOP LADY CATHY NUGENT WAS FORCED OUT!!!
Admittedly, Cathy Nugent has her critics and not a lot of people shed a tear when they heard of her hard times on the KC Committee . . .
However . . . Here's what Mayor Sly has a hard time understanding:
The GOP Convention was a big deal to Ms. Nugent and was pretty much an all-consuming endeavor. Meanwhile, the bigger name Missouri GOP heavyweights now in charge of KC's Republican play don't have a lot invested in KC getting the convention nod. While Mayor Sly seems more comfortable dealing with the rich and powerful . . . He's yet again failing to utilize the skill of more committed grassroots efforts. In the end, this episode is simply another manifestation of Mayor Sly's "win at all costs" approach to politics that has proven casually dismissive of a great many interests in Kansas City proper simply based on social standing.
Developing . . .