Monday, July 13, 2020
JACKSON COUNTY WILL VOTE ON REMOVING ANDREW JACKSON STATUE!!!
A local referendum on "cancel culture" is now headed to the LOCAL ballot.
Ironically, a great many elected officials and MSM pundits didn't want this up for a public vote but the Legislature rejected yet another effort from Team Frank that says more about his relationships inside the courthouse than anything about the current state of the culture war.
Take a look:
KMBC: Future of Jackson County's Andrew Jackson statues heading to the November ballot
"County Legislator Jalen Anderson’s move to take down the Jackson statues now failed in a 3-6 vote. White said the county decision “lets legislators duck a tough vote.”
Followup remark and reporting from Fox4 . . .
“I really believe this is truly a body that doesn’t want to do what it’s been elected to do,” Executive Frank White said. “They don’t want to have criticism from the public. And when that comes, you want to push this off on the public.”
Developing . . .