For quite some time Mayor Q displayed relatively thick skin via social media and was eager to engage in conversation with even his most fiercest detractors.
Heck, he even gave out his personal phone number to followers.
Recently a KICK-ASS TKC READERS WAS BLOCKED by Mayor Q seemingly for nothing more than agreeing with one of our dumb-ass an infrequent tweets.
To be fair, we can't blame the top politico at 12th & Oak for becoming a bit more sensitive amid the pandemic. Public health leaders have advised us to prioritize our mental health and even the most skilled elected official can only take so much abuse.
The case law is still being written on elected officials banning followers BUT, interestingly, Missouri is at the forefront of the debate over mandated public discourse via mobile phone.
One reference out of many . . .
Luckily, Mayor Q has yet to block this humble blog and he remains one of the most accessible politicos in Kansas City via Facebook & Twitter despite the fact that he has become increasingly inundated with culture war critics as his administration champions progressive crusades over local issues.
Developing . . .