Movement progressive or boss of new machine?
When federal investigators raided the offices of longtime Chicago alderman Ed Burke last week, U.S. Rep.-elect Jesus "Chuy" Garcia had this to say:
"Make no mistake. Ald. Burke is the last bastion of Chicago machine politics."
But you're the new machine, Chuy, I wrote then.
And after spending the last week or so talking to politicos across the Latino South Side, I'm convinced there is a Chuy machine.
"A rose by any other name is still a rose, no?" Ald. Raymond Lopez, 15th...