There's a very real cost for garbage streets and local government that has consistently FAILED to prioritize the more mundane aspects of their jobs in favor of flashy culture war slap fighting.
In other words, be careful driving today because the streets are a mess.
Take a look:
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - 6:13 a.m. | A water main break in Prairie Village at West 75th Street and Lamar Avenue closed eastbound lanes and will likely freeze over, making the area hazardous. 5:15 a.m. | Road conditions around the Kansas City area did not improve from Monday to Tuesday.