Monday, December 15, 2008

'The Chicago Way'

Obama, Blago and 'The Chicago Way'

As Barack Obama, other sundry Democrat politicians and their willing accomplices in the liberal media scurry around like a pack of alley rats in a dark corner disturbed by a flashlight, I can't help gloating just a little bit. I mean, who in America is really surprised by the recent criminal charges brought against Rod Blagojevich, the embattled governor of Illinois who up to a few days ago was a good friend and a close political ally of President-elect Barack Obama?

Since I lived and worked in Chicago for several years (1994-97), I understand the milieu of Chicagoland and am familiar with "The Chicago Way." What is this phenomenon? Think a Midwest version of "Tammany Hall" – the legendary corrupt Democratic political machine in New York from the 1790s to 1960s.

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