Whilst most of Kansas City media politely ignores community objections to slipshod changes in zoning ordinances to benefit sketchy homeless villages, a financially struggling newspaper focuses all of their editorial muscle in support of Mayor Quinton Lucas.
Here are two examples published over the past 24 hours . . .
Today's dead-tree media fantasy . . .
Both of these editorial screeds screeds are hidden behind a paywall so they're not really worth debating . . . However, the newspaper locking down their opinions inspires our blog community to fire off more freely available public info on the sordid topic . . . Take a look . . .
Public reaction to spending 4.7 MILLION BUCKS ON HOMELESS HOUSING has been less than enthusiastic. In fact, whilst Kansas City is very compassionate toward the homeless, many locals have noted that these funds would be better spent on local organizations that provide long-term services to help fight endemic poverty.
Finally . . .
And so . . .
Voter and homeowner sentiment on this issue isn't even close . . .
KANSAS CITY NEIGHBORHOODS OPPOSE THE TINY HOMELESS VILLAGE EMERGENCY ZONING SWITCHEROO!!!
If Mayor Q and his supporters/enablers were smart they would reverse course or reevaluate rather than attempt to silence opposition or shame the public into compliance.
Developing . . .