Here's why the soft sell has been working for out-of-town consultants . . . Basically, Kansas City Democracy is failing.
Today's testimony . . .
FINAL POLLING FUN FACT: LOW TURNOUT FAVORS SUPPORTERS OF THE NEW AIRPORT QUESTION #1 AND THAT'S WHY THIS CAMPAIGN HAS BEEN DECIDEDLY LOW KEY!!!
Proof . . . There have been few yard signs for residents and a surprisingly low number of signs clogging up the right of ways, fewer billboards and mostly fake news for people who have already made up their minds or need talking points to keep from being convinced otherwise.
Media insider . . . In the last weekend of the campaign more than $100K worth of television adverts were PULLED because more people voting trended toward larger percentage gains of NO Votes.
And here's the MSM round-up of some of the better links offering insight into what we've already reported . . .
Numbers Coming In Low
Kansas City voters decide Tuesday whether to move forward with a new terminal at KCI airport. While voter turnout is projected to be low, anxiety could be high for supporters of the plan to replace the 45-year-old horseshoe-shaped terminals. The day before the election, Kansas City election board director Shawn Kieffer hoped people wouldn't second-guess getting out to vote.
Push Among Pilots
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A day before the vote on the future of Kansas City International Airport, metro pilots weighed in on the issue and expressed mixed reactions on if a new terminal is needed. Wes McCullough, who retired as a commercial pilot in 1998, flew for TWA for more than 30 years.
National Look At KC's Plight
(Photo: Kansas City International Airport) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A nearly $1 billion remodel of Kansas City International Airport will either provide an important boost to the city's economy, air service and national reputation, or it will be colossal waste of money designed to line the pockets of airlines and contractors while making air travel less convenient.
You decide . . .