This week the so-called Kansas City paper-of-record continued to target police and the top cop with criticism.
Two editorial offerings provided scathing rebuke of local authorities . . .
Despite fewer readers, subscribers and advertisers . . . A few diehard newshounds took notice.
One of our all-time favorite bloggers offered his perspective . . .
JoCo SOB: KC STAR HATES COPS
His main point . . .
"As KCMO violent crime goes up, the Star decides to attack the police and make their jobs more difficult."
Accordingly . . .
We can only add a humble insight . . .
As the newspaper fades from relevance it's clear that locals can survive without dead-tree editorials dominating local chatter. Meanwhile, like it or not, police are a far more important public safety resource. It's disappointing to watch one fading institution attempting to bring down another amid an ongoing violent crime spike that impact every Kansas City resident.
Further reading regarding local crime and a glimpse at the KANSAS CITY CRIME SCENE . . .
Developing . . .