An interesting rhetorical conundrum presents itself in this update about the Sunflower State honcho. Generally speaking our progressive pals advocate "local control" in order to thwart GOP statewide meddling. However, in this case . . . With a Democratic Guv at the helm and public health at stake . . . Local control is shunned.
Check-it . . .
A top Republican in the GOP-controlled Legislature suggested Wednesday that the state is seeing success now in battling COVID-19 because Kelly adopted a softer, GOP-backed approach to dealing with the pandemic. In late October, Kelly contemplated forcing out-of-session legislators to reconvene to impose a statewide mask mandate, but top lawmakers pushed her instead to work with local officials.