We want to talk more about the sordid topic of "scarcity" in the morning but for right now let's acknowledge that the problem is worse than just supply chain issues and bad polling plaguing the Prez Biden Administration.
Attempts to laugh off the crisis as the 'Tragedy of the treadmill that's delayed' aren't helping reassure the American public.
In Kansas City, there's a more clever push to deny the growing problem securing goods & services and return to normal by reigniting local hype for good times, partying and playing host to the world.
Here's the pitch . . .
"The Weekly Report provides news and insight about Kansas City, Mo. programs and services provided by City departments. The Kansas City Streetcar unveiled a new World Cup wrap in anticipation of a visit from FIFA . KC is making a bid to host the World Cup in 2026. Curbside leaf and brush collection begins in November and be sure to check out the new Negro Leagues Baseball Museum exhibit - Pleibol - about the influence of Latin American players on the sport."
And so tonight we share 12th & Oak perspective which not only provides great background noise but also displays the eternal optimism of politicos clinging to power.
You decide . . .