Thursday, February 18, 2016

Two good points

Hillary Clinton at her Chicago campaign rally yesterday...
“[Gov. Rauner's] plan would turn Illinois around, all right, all the way back to the robber barons of the 19th century,” Clinton said. She criticized the governor, laying the blame on the Republican for cuts to drug addiction programs as well as to higher education. -- POLITICO
The Empire strikes back

The Rauner administration had a sharp response to Clinton's criticisms, referencing big fees she's collected for speaking engagements -- including to the private equity firm he helped found -- GTCR.
 "Quite ironic coming from someone who cashed a $280,000 check for a paid speech to GTCR less than two years ago," Rauner spokesman Lance Trover said of Clinton's Wednesday remarks. -- TRIBUNE


  1. As to the nation-wide "walk-ins" (you had a link to the Chicago events yesterday: for those who also read Diane Ravitch's Blog,a post on the snide Peter Cunningham (former Arne right-hand man)noted that he says that people don't support public schools anymore.
    Guess these "walk-in Wednesdays" would prove him to be (as usual) very wrong.


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