Quick prediction . . . Give the cops the option to move out of Kansas City and they will. En masse. The result: There will be EVEN LESS respect for local law enforcement and POLICE WILL BE SEEN AS OCCUPIERS.
Like all middle-class white people . . . Our clueless Republican friends don't believe KCMO community relations with police can deteriorate any further. As usual, we remind right-wing politicos that they lack imagination: Things can always get worse.
Sadly, this Jeff City GOP move is nothing less than an outright declaration of war on KCMO and the only institution that keeps this town safe. What's worse is that myopic Jeff City Republicans can't see the chaos they could create . . . Or worse, the Missouri GOP knows exactly what they're doing and are working diligently to facilitate the destruction of Kansas City.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - After several hours of debate and compromise, the Missouri Senate perfected a bill altering residency requirements for Kansas City police officers Tuesday evening. In its perfected form, Sen.