Not a good sign

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( Zbigniew Bzdak, Chicago Tribune / May 16, 2011 ) A crew changes a sign on the Chicago Skyway as Rahm Emanuel is sworn in as mayor of Chicago.

One might have hoped that as a sign of his seriousness about saving money that new Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel would have ended the ridiculous practice of plastering his name all over town. 

True, they had to remove Richard Daley's name from uncounted signs and that would have cost money anyway. But a brush and some green paint would have done the job.

If City Hall (i.e. Emanuel) had to put up new signs, he came up with just the right idea in his inaugural speech. As I said, we should adopt his "Chicago: America's City" as our new slogan. 

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Tags: Chicago, politics


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  • One good idea Dan Walker had--when he was governor, the signs simply said: "The People of Illinois Welcome You." No need to change those after every change of administration.

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