A lot of people forget this not-so-fun fact BUT the Jackson County Prosecutor is an elected position.
A few months before the 2020 election wherein the Show-Me State Democrats were STOMPED by the GOP . . . Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker resigned as Missouri Democratic Party Chair.
Yes, we have no doubt the Prosecutor is dedicated to her job. She is a tireless public servant and she is focused on her fulfilling the duties of her office . . . But she's not in this line of work for her health.
Fair or not . . .
There are, in fact, political ramifications for the overwhelming level of antipathy confronting the Jackson County Prosecutor's office right now.
And so we ask . . .
WILL MEAN JEAN EVER WIN POLITICAL OFFICE AGAIN?!?
At one time her name was at the top of the list to run for Senator.
But then Nicole "All Personality" Galloway reminded hapless Missouri Democratic Party leaders that white women don't turn out votes in predominately Black communities. Sorry, but the Midwest is NOT the set of an MSNBC talk show.
And so . . .
- An outpouring of social media criticism attacking her job performance has hit social media.
- And very few (if any) of her political allies have come to her defense . . . On this topic the silence is DEAFENING at 12th & Oak.
Kansas City loves to encourage progressive leaders . . . From a safe distance.
And right now the Jackson County Prosecutor has very little support for so many "progressives" who she has struggled to align with over the past year.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news links . . .
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Cody Harrison, the man who killed 22-year-old Independence police officer Blaize Madrid-Evans on Wednesday, received a 15-year prison sentence in 2011 for a firearms-related crime, but he was paroled twice - first in July 2018 and again in May 2021 after returning to prison for a parole violation.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Should the gunman that killed a 22-year-old Independence officer have been free in the first place? FOX4 is investigating potential failures in the system that may have allowed the convicted felon, facing new charges, to be out instead of behind bars.
Developing . . .