Ald. Ed Burke: Simpleton on guns, abortion and gays

He blames former President George W. Bush's advisor Karl Rove for making guns, abortion and gay rights into controversial issues. This bit of nonsense came during City Council debate on Mayor Richard M. Daley's new gun regulations. A news flash for Burke: those were controversial before Rove came along

Burke is widely credited with being a pretty smart fellow, but this is so ridiculous that it appears that he has come down with a case (as did Denny Craine on Boston Legal) of Mad Cow Disease.
At the least, this lowers Burke's IQ level down to that of the average alderman, none of which had the guts to challenge the way that Daley rammed through this ordinance in record time, virtually without a chance for the public to view it contents. Like King Charles I of England, Daley appears to believe that he rules by divine right. Like Charles, why doesn't he just dissolve the City Council (Parliament) and be done with the charade? 
Hat tip to NewsAlert.

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  • Whoever said these dolts were voted into office because of their intelligence.Just let them talk and they'll show you.

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