Tuesday, June 04, 2019
DOUBLE TAKE:ANOTHER KANSAS CITY POLITICAL CARTOON ATTACK TARGETS FREEDOM INC. & ANDREA BOUGH!!!
Stacey Johnson-Cosby is trailing in the polls, fundraising and name recognition in her 6th District At-Large council race.
However . . .
More than any other council candidate in this otherwise BORING-ASS election cycle . . . She has been AGGRESSIVE IN CRITICISM OF HER OPPONENT. Even better and because this is TKC: Stacey Johnson-Cosby has effectively used political comics to take on Andrea Bough and mock the wife of federal judge . . . Thereby risking a trip to Guantanamo Bay -- Sorry, that joke never gets old for me.
Double trouble . . .
IN HER LATEST COMIC BLAST AGAINST ANDREA BOUGH, STACEY JOHNSON-COSBY ATTACKS FREEDOM, INC. FOR SUPPORTING THE RICH WHITE LADY!!!
Is it identity politics? Yes.
Does the negativity rub many voters the wrong way??? Absolutely.
Is it effective??? Maybe. In terms of social media shares and likes . . . Stacey Johnson-Cosby is drawing much more attention than MOST of the other forgettable council contenders.
Here's a glimpse at the comic for those who haven't seen it yet.
More to the point, call it progress that AMID THIS NEVER-ENDING SILLY SEASON an elite African-American political leader can openly mock and call out the "barbie doll" look of her also elite competitor proving that election struggles often employ petty, culture war and racial identity rhetoric whilst the ruling class fight over money and power.
Developing . . .