Tuesday, June 20, 2017
TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! DEAD-TREE FAKE NEWS REALITY CHECK: KANSAS CITY PARKS BOARD PLANS DISCUSSION OF J.C. NICHOLS FOUNTAIN PROPOSED NAME CHANGE TODAY!!!
J.C. Nichols was one of the many racist old, white dudes who built Kansas City. Currently, his legacy is nothing more than constant conflict betwixt police and violent teen flash mobs on the Plaza and racially restrictive covenants that helped to shape segregation in Kansas City and throughout the nation.
And now . . .
IN THE AFTERMATH OF COLUMNIST STEVE KRASKE'S TROLL COLUMN . . . OPEN DISCUSSION OF THE J.C. NICHOLS FOUNTAIN NAME CHANGE THREATENS THE KANSAS CITY PARKS BOARD TODAY!!!
Exclusive from our KICK-ASS TKC TIPSTER BLOG COMMUNITY . . .
- The Parks Board didn't want to debate a fanciful college professor complaint about some dead white guy who is largely forgotten anyhoo. This KC Board is already reeling from recent murders in KC Parks that have elicited fear throughout the city.
- There is a request for extra security given that discussions regarding the legacy of racism have the tendency to become heated.
- A few members of the Parks Board feel blind-sided by the column and the ensuing interest in both defending the name of the fountain and demanding a change in the name of social justice.
All things considered . . . This should be the most exciting Parks Board Meeting today at 2PM since that one time when a bunch of dog park ladies started barking and had to be escorted out.
Of course, TKC isn't gonna bother going to this showdown regarding Kansas City nomenclature and the fight to remember and accordingly keep on forgetting one of the founding fathers of modern-day Kansas City. . . . But feel free to sit around all day in a boring Parks Board meeting and wait for something fun to happen that the Internets has already run into the ground.
Developing . . .