Pete Mundo has become the voice of Kansas City conservatism.
He's smart, polite, affable but with a razor sharp wit and nuanced understanding of policy and how it applies locally.
He's regularly in the company of progressives and he maintains friendly relationships with the local left wing.
However . . .
This week's media firestorm over a police shooting has sparked a shift in tone.
This morning he's driving that point home with the overwhelming support of his audience.
Accordingly, check a collection of stories about the ongoing investigation, debate and possibly a local flashpoint . . .
Faith leaders in Kansas City said they are outraged by what they saw in the latest video of the fatal police shooting of Malcolm Johnson at a BP gas station on March 25.They said police reforms are needed."When I saw the video, I was flabbergasted. I was astonished. I was saddened.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - New cellphone video showing a second perspective of the interaction between Malcolm Johnson and Kansas City, Missouri, police before he was fatally shot doesn't tell the entire story, according to a retired FBI agent. Chuck Stephenson said that, while useful, the footage is shot from one angle and needs to be viewed frame by frame.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - A March shooting that injured a police officer and killed a man they were trying to arrest has come under heightened criticism by some following the release of what appears to be cell phone video recorded inside the gas station where it happened.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After faith leaders and activists obtained two videos showing the moments when Kansas City, Missouri, police officers shot and killed Malcolm Johnson, they said they wonder if they would have ever found out what happened.
Developing . . .