Some call it E. coli-gate.
Others call the controversy over why the Jay Nixon administration failed to warn the public about high bacteria levels at the Lake of the Ozarks in May “Dirty Watergate.”
Call it what you want, but the caper has sent the eight-month-old administration careening down a twisting highway long after midnight — and the headlights aren’t working.
As last week came to a close, the latest developments left the Nixon gang facing big questions that could have serious implications:
Whom can the public trust? And how much credibility is left in the tank?
Never before did I expect to witness a reporter ask a top official named Nixon: “What did you know, and when did you know it?”
But that happened Monday at an impromptu news conference on a windswept runway apron at Wheeler Downtown Airport in Kansas City.Read this story on kansascity.com