Let's take a pause to remember that Frank White was probably one of the greatest baseball players in the history of Kansas City up to and including the denizens of the 2015 money ball fluke team who haven't done much since winning a low ratings contest that was
And now that moment has passed . . .
To wit . . .
EXCLUSIVE & AWESOME POLLING DATA SHARED WITH TKC INSIDERS REVEALS THAT MOST LIKELY VOTERS DISAPPROVE OF HOW FRANK WHITE IS DOING HIS JOB!!!
The question was asked as a scientific control for the next surprise tax increase on the ballot in November . . . More on that later.
But for now let's review what we know for sure . . .
- In a sample group of likely voters more than 70% said they had a VERY STRONG negative reaction to Exec Frank White's job performance. 10% still have VERY STRONG support for the County Exec and the rest where somewhere in the middle.
- A preview of good news, 99% of all voters who disapprove of Exec Frank White's job performance would also vote AGAINST new taxes for schools & public safety.
- More than half of voters who didn't feel strongly one way or another said they would support another public safety levy.
Translation . . .
JACKSON COUNTY EXEC FRANK WHITE WASTED HIS POLITICAL CAPITAL ON THE PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT FIGHT AND HE'S NO LONGER THE MOST BELOVED POLITICO IN KANSAS CITY!!!
This is important because supporters of Exec Frank White use his "popularity" as a justification for just about every mistake.
Of course we expect some push back on these numbers but remember that you d-bags aren't paying a subscription fee for this news so you can take it or leave it ALSO, more importantly, we accurately predicted Mayor Sly's popularity decline and eventual Pre-K defeat . . . And that guy still has more social media followers than all of us.
Accordingly, we ask our blog community to judge for themselves . . .
DO YOU STILL LOVE FRANK WHITE AS A BASEBALL LEGEND OR AN EMBATTLED JACKSON COUNTY EXECUTIVE?!?!?
That answer is important because local insiders have the sneaking suspicion that most voters would like to avoid a disastrous wave of property-tax-spike-inspired distressed home sales & foreclosures more than they enjoy major league memories.
You decide . . .