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Missouri Governor Calls Suspected Parade Shooters ‘Thugs’; KC Mayor Accuses Him Of ‘Dog Whistle’

Posted on AllSides February 19th, 2024
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Kansas City, Missouri, Democratic Mayor Quinton Lucas condemned his Republican governor’s description of the Kansas City parade shooting suspects, arguing that calling them “thugs” is a racial “dog whistle.” After the shooting at the Chiefs Super Bowl celebration that killed one person and injured more than 20 others — including 11 children — last week, Governor Mike Parson (R-MO) said, “We can’t let some thugs and criminals take over and ruin what happened.” “It’s just sad. I was there yesterday. I feel for these parents, these kids, everything that went...

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