Monday, March 11, 2019
Kansas City Star Vs. Jackson County Exec Frank White Over Jail Hot Mess Report
Quick prediction . . . This marginally entertaining test of wills ends with the "retirement" of newspaper hack Mike Hendricks . . .
Newspaper: ‘I don’t like being called a liar,’ Frank White says when confronted over jail report
Again, most of this is old news but it's worth a glimpse as a grudge match ensues betwixt the fading newspaper and the embattled Courthouse:
Jackson County Executive Frank White responded sharply Monday when county legislators scolded his administration for heavily editing a consultant’s report concerning the county jail and then not telling them about it.
Legislator Dan Tarwater accused White’s aides of altering the Shive-Hattery report to fit what Tarwater believes is White’s preconceived notion that a new jail should not be much bigger than the overcrowded one it would replace.
“I for one do not trust that report,” Tarwater said. “It seems to me that information was scrubbed out of the report to fit the narrative.”
Developing . . .