Originally Posted by NewPhin
In the books, that's actually a source of conflict. One of the characters wants to move away from Atlanta. The other one thinks that they need to stay close to Atlanta because that's where they have the best chance of being "rescued" by the government (because the government had encouraged people to congregate in the cities).
I'm not watching the shows, but that's the way the book presented it.
In KC terms, I think he's saying, if you needed supplies and were out in the wilderness, why wouldn't you go to the Wal-Mart in Blue Springs instead of going all the way downtown to the Sprint Center.