TKC SUNDAY MUST READ!!! FORMER COLUMNIST BARB SHELLY SHARES OUTRAGE OVER KANSAS CITY STAR HARD RIGHT TURN GOP ENDORSEMENTS!!!
This weekend Kansas City's intelligentsia is outraged over the newspaper's hard right turn which OUR BLOG COMMUNITY WARNED ABOUT WEEKS AGO thanks to some of the very intelligent readers who are kind enough to share their perspective.
Accordingly . . .
CHECK BARB SHELLY SHARING HER RAGE OVER THE KANSAS CITY STAR HARD RIGHT TURN PREDICTED BY TKC AND THE CURRENT SLATE OF GOP ENDORSEMENTS!!!
Again, after TKC she notes the Missouri slate of Republican down ballot choices against Kansas City faves and she casts some serious aspersions against new management.
Her post is public. You can read the whole thing on FB, she shared with her friends and offered a call to action. Here's the most important part . . .
Former Kansas City Star Worker And Current Freelancer Barb Shelly:
The Kansas City Star, with an editorial board consisting of rookie publisher Tony Berg and freelancer Rich Hood, endorsed Blunt today for U.S. Senate over Jason Kander, one of the brightest lights to come out of Kansas City and Missouri in a long while. They chose greed and Washington connections over someone who cares about ethics and people. I am sick about this . . .
Right now, because of managerial incompetence, The Star has no full-time editorial writers. A new opinion editor is supposed to come on board in December. I doubt if Berg knows enough to understand that he has now placed this new editor and whomever else is hired to write opinion -- if anyone -- on the side of the NRA, voter suppression, discrimination against gays, repression of women and the interests of corporate greed over working and striving Americans.
Star publisher Tony Berg's email is firstname.lastname@example.org. He doesn't respond to email or phone calls, apparently. But venting is all we can do at this point.
You decide . . .