SHOCK!!! KANSAS CITY REPUBLICANS GREATLY EXAGGERATE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF GOP CONVENTION 2016!!!
It seems that hype and big promises regarding eco-devo efforts cross party lines in American politics and Kansas City event planning.
To wit . . .
CHECK THIS FACT CHECK OF THE ALLEGED ECONOMIC IMPACT PROMISED BY REPUBLICANS FOR THE GOP CONVENTION 2016!!!
Show-Me Blog: Kansas City Republicans’ Absurd Claims
Here's the money line . . .
"The idea that having the convention here amounts to a net gain of $250 million is absurd, and it casts a light on how calculating the economic impact of other items is the economic equivalent of alchemy."
The post goes on to explain that, as always, Kansas City politicos are playing games with the numbers.
Even worse . . .
KANSAS CITY REPUBLICANS ARE OUT OF THEIR MIND IF THEY THINK THE GOP CONVENTION WILL BRING IN ANYTHING CLOSE TO HALF THE REVENUE OF THE SUPER BOWL!!!
The recent Kansas City All-Star game didn't really live up to expectations and very much like the most political posturing: GOP promises of a convention bump for Kansas City are mostly just a bait and switch effort in hopes for local government freebies.