Thursday, July 09, 2020
Kansas City Councilman Brandon Ellington Champions Honorary Street Name Dedicated To Comedian Eddie Griffin
Here's why we like this move . . .
First and foremost, Eddie Griffin is hilarious and a brilliant local success story.
Secondly . . .
We're just guessing BUT this might be Councilman Ellington teaching us all a lesson by way of example about street names, political slap fighting the politics of the urban core.
Still, Mr. Ellington's explanation is worth watching for those who are curious about the issue causing more than a bit of 3rd District controversy.
Finally, this tribute might not last if anyone is willing to do a deep dive into Mr. Griffin's repertoire . . . Especially his bits about homosexuals that may not withstand the test of time. To be fair, very few people mention Richard Pryor's routine about the difference between beating black women vs. beating white women . . . And he won the Mark Twain prize for humor.
Anyhoo . . . Here's a look at the tribute that local news is too afraid to mention for now:
Developing . . .