This week a coalition of local businesses leaders reiterates their plea for mercy to Kansas City Mayor Q and hopes he will not extend the mask mandate and COVID restrictions.
More importantly . . .
Johnson County, the largest county in Kansas, takes up the mask debate as opponents of face coverings prep to launch massive protest against the public health order. Real talk: If JoCo drops masks then it will be nearly impossible to enforce the dress code throughout the metro.
Meanwhile . . .
Kansas City health honcho Dr. Rex remains cautious.
"Until everyone gets a chance to be vaccinated please don’t spread this disease because it is still possible to get COVID and not know you have it even after you are vaccinated"
Accordingly . . .
Springtime 2021 brings the nation to a crossroads as politicos weigh the risks of variants against worsening plague fatigue from the public.
Check big picture news links as the mayor's social media feed is mostly filled with people begging him to drop the mask orders.
Read more . . .
New York Mag: The Forever Maskers
You decide . . . . . .