Friday, June 30, 2017

The Kansas City Weekly Power Rankings!!!

While gunfire, violent crime and a lot of fireworks marked the week for most local denizens, here's a peek at the top ranking power players who stand atop the Kansas City chattering classes.


Airport Funding Power Move By Council Lady Katy Shields Is Over The Head Of Most Kansas City Voters

Council Lady Katy Shields wins this week because she provided an alternative against the Kansas City Corporate Airport plan that involves big companies stealing most of the revenue out at MCI. The weakness of the plan is that there aren't many specifics except that it is the only viable option right now against a corporate power move to bully KC voters into submission.

Kansas SecState Kobach Is The New Flyover Country Progressive Boogieman

He's the subject of nearly half the local newsprint scorn this week that's based mostly partisan rhetoric and late night TV comedy shows. We're not gonna waste time defending this GOP golden boy but it's worth nothing how much ire he elicits from equally clueless liberals on the other side of the same coin.

Mark Alford and Nick Vasos Channel Classic And Powerful Movie Moment

FOX 4's Mark Alford and Nick Vasos took a moment to recreate the popular scene from 90s movie "Ghost" in a strong display of confidence and cinematic knowledge which was probably the best thing on morning TV this week.

And so . . .

At the halfway point of the year and as always, this list has been compiled according to scientific TKC polling and market research data and it's a weekly comprehensive guide to local powerful people.


Anonymous said...

Katherine's plan is a bit convoluted but I see her point. The Burns and McDonnell terms are also convoluted and not fully understood by most voters.

Earlier we talked about the designs for the new airport, how come we haven't seen those yet?

Sepiku KC said...

The new airport is just another scam that's being worked against KC. They don't care about improvements, they just want to be put in charge of the busienss. No different than all of those illegal car inspection shops in Missouri.

Anonymous said...

Sometimes scary, sometimes funny. KC is always good for a laugh.

Anonymous said...

That bit would have been funnier with Don Harmon.

WinKC said...

^^^ Miss Don but we've got to move on. I thought it was pretty damn hilarious.

Anonymous said...

I'd say the motorcycles racing around Midtown are the most powerful people in KC right now. They don't have to obey the law if they don't feel like and and they're way faster than anything else out there on the road right now.