One of the absolute smartest people I know sent this link that calls out Missouri right-wing politicos.
It's a great read and make no mistake . . . TKC isn't a fan of MOST rural bumpkin politicos who talk a lot of trash and represent po'dunk places that only serve to provide the world walnut bowls.
However, we realize that not every right-winger is out to get us (only 7/10 on a good day) and, in fact, the fight against crime is a place where both urban and rural people can find common ground given that the world is always getting smaller and nearly every part of the Midwest is confronting a horrific opioid plague that is quickly leveling the criminal playing field.
Still, the editorial is worthy of consideration if only to get a glimpse at the ongoing partisan blame game whilst Missouri's crime problems worsen.
Read more . . .
St. Louis has earned a progressive moniker over time: We have Democratic-majority governing bodies, high-profile progressive leaders, and innovative, progressive initiatives. However, St. Louis has long been - and continues to be - one of the most segregated cities in the country. This deep divide is visible in our neighborhoods, schools, and elections.