Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Venezuela of the midwest!

John Kass offers a suggestion for solving Illinois's financial problems. Let friendly neighboring states carve out the pieces they want to annex.

A few excerpts from the Kass Chicago Tribune Column:
Wisconsin can have Chicago and begin calling it "South Milwaukee."

Naturally, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will fight this. He needs a job. And he'll most likely beg his friends at The New York Times and the Washington Post to write angry editorials to save him. And these will be full of concern for the republic and those dispossessed Midwestern salt-of-the-earth taxpaying Americans, as if.

Sadly, Wisconsin probably won't want Rahm, either. So to spare hurt feelings, I propose carving out 40 acres around the mayor's home so Rahm might be prince of his own country:

Read the whole thing here.

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