The reaction to new COVID-19 restrictions on Kansas City small biz has been overwhelmingly negative.
However . . .
A glimpse at the big picture offers us perspective that might be overlooked by our local newsie counterparts.
KCMO COVID-19 CURFEW CRACKDOWN CREATES MORE PRESSURE FOR ADDITIONAL FEDERAL STIMULUS!!!
In other words . . . This plan doesn't work because it's not supposed to.
There wasn't any buy-in from local biz because it's not about them . . .
Many cynical denizens the KCMO biz community believe the crackdown is part of a national power play to push for more stimulus — Local suffering, layoffs and hard times are part of the equation.
Of course that's a cynical outlook and far more trusting souls can hope that elected officials have the best interest of the community at heart even if this recent decision suggests otherwise.
Check the links . . .
41 Action News: Spike in COVID-19 positivity rate a sign of mounting problems