Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Kansas City Bike/Walk Activists Stay Winning Against Golf Course By Way Of Trolling

Linked this story only because it's a great example of social media trickery . . . A half a dozen "activists" faked a consensus on social media, planted a smallish story picked up by only two local media outlets and ruined a minor local land deal in service of a trail that's mostly unused.

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South Kansas City Golf Course Will Not Pursue Expansion Into Nearby Blue River Parkway Trails System

To the delight of outdoor enthusiasts and other users of the Blue River Parkway trails in south Kansas City, Oakwood Country Club has shelved its plan to expand beyond its current boundaries. Oakwood, the oldest country club in Jackson County, had hoped to purchase land from the county to build a driving range.

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