Posts tagged "David Hoffman"

Democrats Ain't Ready for Reform

The “colorful” (i.e. corrupt) alderman Paddy Bauler (center, top hat) once said after an election returned every goniff in sight to office famously said, “Chicago ain’t ready for reform!” More appropriately, he should have said, “Democrats ain’t ready for reform.” Nothing says it better than the primary race for the Democratic nominee for Cook County... Read more »

Democrats' death wish

Alexi Giannoulias Democratic voters, unable to pry themselves loose from bad habits, have nominated Illinois Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias to run for the Senate seat held by the party’s buffoon, Roland Burris.  Giannoulias plans to portray himself as the “outsider” in the race against Republican nominee Mark Kirk. He also plans to make ethics and jobs... Read more »

City's inspector general quits to run for U.S. senate seat as a Democrat

Now we’re talking. Chicago’s Inspector General David Hoffman, who has been a giant pain in Mayor Daley’s ass, has resigned to enter the Democratic primary. Chicago Inspector General David Hoffman Fran Spielman, the Chicago Sun-Times superb Silly Hall reporter and columnist suggest that this could be a plus for Daley, by getting Hoffman, who has... Read more »
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