As always, we strive to provide readers a "sense of place" when talking about the political realities of local life.
Accordingly, let's take a peek at the biggest party in Missouri . . .
YET AGAIN, THE OZARKS EARNS NATIONAL NEWS SCORN AS PARTY PEOPLE PUSH BACK AGAINST PANDEMIC PUBLIC HEALTH PRECAUTIONS!!!
Special thanks to an AWESOME TKC READER for sending this note our way . . .
OSAGE BEACH, Mo.- The petite blonde bartender in ripped jean shorts bounced to each side of a square-shaped bar as women in bikinis and shirtless men lined up on a sweltering afternoon to order Bud Light, vodka and soda, and piles of nachos at this dockside retreat in the Lake of the Ozarks region.
And, in fairness, here's a peek at Missouri guilt after good times and down-low adherence to medical advice . . .
A doctor in says some patients have worn disguises to their vaccinations to avoid letting people know they got the shot. "I've had several people come in to get vaccinated who have sort of tried to disguise their appearance and even went so far as to say, 'Please, please, please don't let anybody know that I got this vaccine.
"The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced the state’s total of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 559,778 on Tuesday, which is an increase of 1,777 confirmed cases. The state reported there have been 11,329 positive cases over the last seven days and an average of 1,678 cases a day. The state said there have now been 9,622 (+64) deaths since the start of the outbreak. The overall seven-day positivity rate for the state remains as 14.7%, according to the MDHSS. That number has climbed more than 10 percentage points since June, but it’s still down from a high of 23.1% in November 2020."
You decide . . .