After making such a big deal about “hosting” Governor Bruce Rauner on his visit to McHenry County, Democratic Party State Rep. Jack Franks took on the role of attack dog last week on the House floor.
Some might think he was trying to impress fellow Democrats.
But wouldn’t that mean he was playing both sides against the middle?
Maybe Franks was just trying to make nice-nice with House Speaker Mike Madigan, whose millionaires’ tax he refused to support.
The floor speech gained him a staring role in a Saturday Chicago Sun-Times article: