Friday, April 05, 2019
TKC MUST SEE!!! LAME DUCK KANSAS CITY MAYOR SLY JAMES EXPLAINS EQUITY VIA SILLY INTERNETS MEME EXAMPLE!!!
In the midst of a crushing landslide defeat for his Pre-K initiative that was universally rejected by teachers, school administrators and voters, Mayor Sly James clearly references a popular online meme as his ideal for equity.
Check his standup quote on the topic at the recent Bloomberg Summit for Equality in NYC:
However . . .
MANY ONLINE DENIZENS HAVE A DIFFERENT TAKE ON THE POPULAR MEME MAYOR SLY REFERENCES!!!
Activists against income inequality see the struggle for equity differently:
Meanwhile, trolls get a bit gory in their criticism of social justice and equity:
Critics of "seductive socialism" tout capitalism in their hot take:
To the far left, others see the meme as an opportunity to argue for inclusion:
Finally, as debate against Prez Trump's Border Wall ramps up again, there's a widely touted version of the meme that stresses liberation:
Nevertheless . . .
It's strange to see lame duck mayor Sly James playing the social justice warrior after a tenure spent championing tax breaks for developers and misplaced priorities pushing the corporate agenda of the Greater Kansas City Chamber Of Commerce.
And so we throw it back to our blog community . . .
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT MAYOR SLY'S INTERNETS MEME VERSION OF EQUITY!?!?
It's a topic worth exploring in these last few weeks of the Mayor's tenure whilst he attempts to rewrite his legacy and once again convince Kansas City voters that he didn't spend most of his time working for the benefit of the local elite.
You decide . . .