Here's a glimpse at local campaign move that speaks to an longstanding community institution.
We're skeptical of most campaign news but this inclusion of an old school community forum offers a worthwhile political throwback . . .
From Ryan Derks:
"6 barbershop owners from the urban core have signed a joint press release to demand AND host a debate between Mr. Emanuel Cleaver and Ryan Derks. I GLADLY ACCEPT. Your move, EC."
A barbershop debate would make for great entertainment but here's a more accurate view of the contest given that ONLY THE HOPELESSLY NAIVE REFUSE TO UNDERSTAND THAT AMERICAN ELECTIONS ARE DECIDED BY MONEY . . .
According to the last campaign report, Congressman Cleaver had $782,882 on hand whilst upstart contender reported around $4,338 cash in his campaign coffers.
You decide . . .