[Guest post by Jack Dunphy]
John Kass of the Chicago Tribune has become the indispensable Chicago columnist. He is unflinching in his reporting on the many manifestations of corruption for which the city is so widely known, and his columns are a refuge from the simpering Obama worship found elsewhere in the paper. His latest piece is on the murder of Thomas Wortham, an off-duty Chicago police officer who was shot and killed during a robbery. Wortham survived two tours in Iraq with the National Guard only to come home and be killed on his own block.
Kass has a particular loathing for Mayor Richard Daley, under whose stewardship the city has suffered, and who made an ass of himself at a recent press event. “In anti-handgun Chicago,” Kass writes, “criminals aren’t bothered by Mayor Richard Daley’s handgun ban. They haven’t been bothered for years.”
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