Police and political patience with protesters camped out on the city hall front lawn seems to have paid off given that every reasonable wanted a peaceful conclusion to this Kansas City demonstration that has garnered headlines across the nation.
Today the protest marks 3 weeks and counting with very little progress on demands and far fewer supporters backing the effort.
To be fair, there are more than a handful of diehard denizens of "the people's city" who seem committed to staying on the front lawn until ultimatums for police firings, de-funding law enforcement and systemic change are met.
However, there's no denying that the number of protesters has sharply declined. In fact . . .
OVERNIGHT TENT CITY PROTEST INSIDERS TELL TKC THAT THE CITY HALL CAMP SITE IS VIRTUALLY EMPTY!!!
The tents with no inhabitants have been rumored for quite some time but now the situation seems to be more obvious. TKC brief aside . . . This isn't such a bad thing given our concern for the safety of protesters given no running water for hand-washing and restrooms amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Insiders pointed us to this post that's unchallenged on a protest leader's fan page . . .
Again . . .
This demonstration sparked tempers and threats not so long ago and the inevitable conclusion not with a bang but with a whimper might be the best outcome for everybody.
Developing . . .