Donald Trump knew who William Barr was before he appointed him to be his Attorney General. Writing an op-ed in the Washington Post, Barr clearly signaled to Trump that he was more than willing to do his dirty work.
Instead of noting how inept the Bush response to help tens-of-thousands of Americans was, or mourning the loss of 1,800 lives, this sick psychotic conservative hoped that an equally-catastrophic disaster would strike the city of Chicago.
It would be a real shame if Emanuel, one of the key architects in tilting Chicago's economy toward the vested interests of the white one percent, ironically profits from his own machinations with a rubber stamp from Chicago's black community.
Incumbent Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel is going to have to labor a bit extra for the next six weeks if he hopes to continue to occupy that legendary office.
Nine hour voting lines in my hometown city of Chicago wasn't the only unfortunate news coming out of the Land of Lincoln this morning. For the first time since 1998, with 99 percent of the state's precincts reporting, Illinois has a Republican Governor.