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EDITORIAL: Corruption in Chicago - and what nobody has to say

Jan 30, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

Political corruption in Chicago is so very real. No news there.

But in the last three weeks, our town has enjoyed a front-row seat to watch how it really works.

And this is what is never said, just understood.

So this is how it's done! This is what is said!


First, in criminal charges recently brought against Ald. Ed Burke, we saw how an alderman might directly shake down a local business. Basically, you make your target's life miserable - withholding...