And, even Friday, the accompanying editorial cartoon could have been interpreted to have racial overtones.
But McHenry County Blog came to the rescue.
Sunday, the Tribune’s editorial page offered a second editorial on the subject–complete with eye-catching red ACORN banner. It highlighted the six Illinois Democrats who voted to keep the Federal spicot turned on. They are our two U.S. Senators, plus Congress members
- Danny Davis
- Jesse Jackson, Jr.
- Bobby Rush
- Jan Schakowsky
There used to be a “Chicago Journalism Review,” to which I subscribed. I remember its coming from Niles or Skokie, but as I searched for in online and found a 1969 story in Time Magazine, it seems to have been more professional than the mimeographed version I recall. Time says that it was written by reporters disappointed in editorial direction. Maybe I am remembering a later version. As I write articles like this, I think of what a field day the authors would have with today’s technology.