Check the story of harsh times for a golden ghetto news outlet that made a big deal of low rent forums that aren't so important to politicos amid the ongoing pandemic . . .
The upshot: JoCo politicos forgo their meetings with a suburban news outlet.
Meanwhile, our conservative pals have always tried to convince us that Democracy works just fine without the media . . .
Republican candidates in Kansas and Missouri are breaking with tradition and refusing to appear at public forums or to talk to editorial boards. "We've been hosting these candidate forums since 2012 and we've never had a situation where we've had a wave of candidates drop out like this," Jay Senter, publisher of the Shawnee Mission Post, told KCUR.