Saturday, February 23, 2019
Pitch Celebrates Kansas City Mayor Sly's Policy Director McClain For Doing Nothing
It's Black History Month so The Pitch seemed desperate to search for somebody, anybody within their contacts who isn't a musician or a cook . . . In their paltry 42 page issue, all they could come up with is high praise for a temperamental East side socialite who is impressive in every other respect but her political résumé which is, sadly, her vocation for the moment.
The Pitch basically repackaged some of the stories TKC has shared regarding the director of policy for Mayor Sly James. Unfortunately, for readers who deserve relevant information in the so-called "journalism" pushed forth by Kansas City publications, they made only brief mention of THE SMACKDOWN McClain Bryant Macklin received last year in a low-rent bid for the MCC Board of Trustees gearing up for a potential Council bid. The defeat sidetracked her political assent and proved that Mayor Sly's celebrity endorsement doesn't count for much without the cash of his developer backers.
Still, the article shares a great fantasy on the topic of an urban core political legacy powered more by progressive hope and hype than election prowess. Checkit:
You decide . . .