We're torn on this worthwhile local blogger post. . . There are good insight in the screed of a former KC newsman but denizens of the discourse know that that Fitz longs to be a power player and impact policy rather than merely report and analyze the events of this town.
And so, here's a peek at his latest rant hoping to bring about the same kind of change that protesters advocate . . .
The kicker after outrage over the tragedy of a Northland lady found dead . . .
"Every day, it is increasingly clear how far the police department has descended under state control. Departmental leadership seems to have no idea what to do to combat the sky-high homicide rate, and the police union is untouchable and wields so much political clout that Mayor Quinton Lucas cowers in a corner for fear they won’t endorse him for re-election in three years. "If union leaders cared about the department, instead of just themselves, they would push for local control because, at this point, the department appears to be close to incompetent."You decide . . .