Thursday, February 01, 2018
Edgemoor #BetterKCI New Airport Deal Advances Out Of Committee But Still Doesn't Have The Votes: Time To Move On???
Interesting . . . Today Kansas City mainstream media attempts to distract the public with a committee vote but mostly overlooks the drama behind the scenes and the embattled MOU still on the precipice of collapse.
Yes, the Edgemoor deal advanced out of committee today but even it's harshest critics approved.
Capitulating to MBE and public ring kissing was the order of the day.
What's disconcerting is to see the public and even old school consultants so easily misled by reassurances and cute speeches. Meanwhile, if elected officials were really excited about this effort, there was nothing stopping them from passing it through council today. The week-long waiting period is mostly geared toward cooling down MSM newsies and taking the finicky public out of the discussion. Notice the dearth of insiders speaking up for Edgemoor today as most Kansas City leaders attempt to let this deal quietly die by way of neglect.
Developing . . .