There are plenty of issues confronting Kansas City at the outset of Summer.
- Rising violence continues to claim lives on local streets.
- Main Street and the streetcar extension maze of construction is a hot mess that's shutting down biz and threatens to displace longtime residents.
- A police funding lawsuit has sparked a wave of departures amongst cops and has Missouri Republicans vowing to take vengeance on KCMO.
To make matters worse . . . The homeless garnering a free stay at Northland motels have become increasingly violent . . . And they're burning through cash amid nightmarish damage done to their freebie rooms.
Sadly, none of these topics have captured the attention of the current administration at 12th & Oak.
Instead, in order to right the wrongs of American history . . .
MAYOR Q HAS JOINED FORCES WITH AN ALLIANCE OF LEADERS VOWING TO PAY SLAVERY REPARATIONS!!!
Per ushe, the deets are scant and there's no real plan . . . But the bold proclamation is more than enough to distract all of the nation, garner headlines and win MSM coverage.
Meanwhile, more pressing and boring municipal problems will continue to be ignored.
Credit to this news station for their coverage of the hot button issue . . .
Deets . . .
"Eleven U.S. mayors — from Los Angeles to Kansas City — have pledged to pay reparations for slavery to a small group of Black residents in their cities, saying their aim is to set an example for the federal government on how a nationwide program could work.
"The mayors had no details on how much it would cost, who would pay for it or how people would be chosen."
Developing . . .